“Trust Me, I’m Lying”

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Enjoying this book very much. Subject: How easy it is to manipulate the media and public opinion. Highly recommend. But evil.

Author Ryan Holiday’s pitch on Amazon:

“You’ve seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don’t know is that someone is responsible for all this. Usually, someone like me. I’m a media manipulator. In a world where blogs control and distort the news, my job is to control blogs-as much as any one person can.+