I love to see all the CEOs that President Trump has met with over the last few weeks. I am delighted he has elevated the head of the Small Business Administration to a Cabinet Level position. I think he is going to be good for business.
He is also helping, often unintentionally, the content world. As my wife commented, just like J.K. Rowling introduced a number of young kids to the joys of books in the midst of electronic toys, Trump’s “unique style” is bringing on a renewed interest in language and satire
As words like “bigly” and “snowflake” enter everyday lexicon, boring dictionaries are getting lots of attention
“In addition to Merriam-Webster being up for a web award, the work of the revamped editorial team — which now consists of a dozen editors, data analysts, and graphic designers — has caught the attention of its competitors.”
Late Night Comedy
People are sleeping later as they watch more TV, especially political satire. According to NBC , the ratings of Saturday Night Live are the highest in more than 20 years. Viewership is up 22 percent from this time last season to 10.6 million viewers.
Like Storyful are benefitting
“Since Election Day, the team’s strategy has become more complicated. “Fake news has dominated 90 percent of our conversations,” says Storyful Chief Executive Officer Rahul Chopra. While Facebook and Twitter denied, then grudgingly acknowledged, the role they played in spreading newsy-looking lies during the crucial final weeks of the presidential campaign, Chopra’s staff focused on ways to debunk false items.”
Below is the video which talks about their “fake news” filter via their add-on, Verify for the Chrome browser