Does how we consume news make us more open-minded, or less? Is political extremism on the rise internationally? How do we tackle extremist views? Is it even worth tackling at all? This episode was a fascinating discussion on the intersection of media and politics, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
Books and Films:
- Jabbed - Love, Fear, and Vaccines (Genepool productions, 2013) (trailer)
- Game Changers (2016), Daniel Golding and Leena Van Deventer (Affirm Press)
- Code: Debugging the Gender Gap (Finish Line Features, 2014)
- The Wife Drought (2014) Annabel Crabb (Penguin)
- Kill or cure? - whether the daily mail says an inanimate object causes or prevents cancer.
- DepressionQuest (Zoe Quinn, 2013)
Some Sick Academic studies:
A Grand Gender Convergence: Its Last Chapter (2014), Claudia Golden, American Economic Review 104(4): 1091-1119 Embracing, Passing, Revealing, and the Ideal Worker Image: How People Navigate Expected and Experienced Professional Identities (2015) Erin Reid, Organization Science 201526:4 , 997-1017 Raising Kids and Running a Household: How Working Parents Share the Load (2015) Pew Research Centre