Definition: disproportionate inclination for or against
Prevalent in most professions indicated by communicating
2. Subject Ignorance
3. Ease of Audience Acceptance
2) Ignorance dominates political correctness
3) Prejudice against dominates race relations
4) Poor or inappropriate data analysis
Not as Harmful Applications
Most Dangerous Examples:
1) Politics: Excessive personality traits dominate policy.
2) Education: Academic achievement dominated usefulness
3) Economics need for legitimacy dominates application
4) Political Correctness dominated reasonableness
5) Ease of Audience Acceptance
Fake News Warnings
2. Beware of Your Own Bias
Politics: Understanding Policy Should Replace Personality
Education: Special Intelligence Should Dominate
Economic Education is a Society/Economists Responsibility
Political Correct Ignorance
Creates Much Fake News
National Debt Used to Control Constituents
See: Media Negativity 4 min video
Fake News Reports on Personality not Policy
a) What Trump Said
on Puerto Rico's Hurricane
What Trump Meant Requires Interpretation
Direct Hit cause about 60 deaths, Increase had little to do with
b) Trump Campaign Message
Reported as Fake News
What Trump Meant
"You've got to remember, he
is a real estate guy, a promoter. ...
Fake News Reports Academic Success Most Important
Individualized Curriculum are directed toward a student's
their above average abilities.
test scores are best
way to judge educational success.
Learning is a
prerequisite for getting a good job. to make more
Amanda_Ripley's new book,
Are Wages a
Politicians, Media... use
quickly available data when it suits their purpose,
Problems With Economic Measurements Over Time. 5 min video
Many economists are interested in selling their opinion
tanks, politicians, talk show entertainers and publishers.
on Terror Traditional Media Reporting Needs Some Causal Reporting
Individuals need self-authenticity, autonomy, choices,
social identity and a
Alienation drives a massive need for Community, Acceptance,
Critics asserted that the term "war" is
not appropriate (much like the term "War
reported as a failure
B) Curse of the Bambino
Harry Frazee bought the Sox in 1916 and soon made a couple of notable trades with the Yankees.
The curse began after the Sox lost the 1918 World Series though the sale was in 1920.
Other Sox players were later sold or traded to the Yankees.
Tom Yawkey who was
reluctance to employ black players with the Red Sox
It Should be the Curse of Ownership
Curse began shortly after new owner.
Success has always been based on ownership ability.
Most Successful Patriots Owners
and insisted on using first-overall draft pick quarterback Drew
C) Bill's Famous 4th and
2 Indianapolis Decision on the 29 yard line
Defense, On the Road, In a Dome, and being
Decision was Similar to Bill's First Great Super Bowl
Decision of Going for the Win.
Analysis was Too Complicated for Mass Media.
Bill's Simmons in Depth Analysis was Great
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