Episode 0.12 You'll Never Guess What the Hosts Say in This Podcast!

Headline-Writing, Whether Ends Justify Means, Means Shape Ends, Truthy, or Truly?

Tagged: economics, ethics

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In which we talk about headline-writing in general, click-bait headlines in particular, and why we don’t think that click-bait headlines are a “best practice”—or really a good thing at all. How these realities shape all sorts of discourse, not just headline-writing, including political stances.

Note: Chris kept talking about Slate when he meant not Slate (and specifically “Pajiba.com”). His bad.

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Chris Krycho is a software engineer, podcaster, writer, and occasional composer. He lives with his family in Colorado.

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