This week, a look at boycotts from an unusual angle — when a media company goes on the attack. Is this a unique event, or are we in for more?
LinksBe sure to check out other major stories from the December 5th of the newsletter:
- Amazon is cracking down on fake reviews in a number of ways: first, by deleting "incentivized" reviews; and secondly by allowing no more than five reviews per user per week — unless they've made verified purchases.
- According to data published in November, about half of US advertising and marketing executives identified artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented realities, the internet of things and “conversational marketing” as critical emerging technology for marketing.
- With all of its focus on technological advances on the most minute area of our lives, some think that the bigger picture is being missed because Silicon Valley Has an Empathy Problem.
CreditsTheme song: "The Liberty Bell," by John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Marine Band and shared under a Creative Commons 3.0 license.
Incidental music: "One More Stripper" by APAMusic, royalty-free license from Pond5.com.
Voice over: Toni Deckers
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