Persuasion Articles of the Week

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Is it journalism when the story is defined ahead of time? Image “Newspapers B&W (3)” by Jon S, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

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The NYTimes changes their narrative

In a leaked staff meeting, the editor suggests the Russia storyline has fizzled and the paper needs to drive racial divisions in the leadup to the 2020 election.


Operating at the Next Level

Copywriter and businessman Dan Kennedy has passed away.


Scientifically Proven Sources of Sex Appeal

Much of face-to-face persuasion (as opposed to written or oral persuasion) starts with ticking the right psychological boxes.


The Real Reason the Sound of Your Own Voice Makes You Cringe

The article says it’s because you hear your own insecurities and hesitations — but don’t worry, no one else is hearing them. I would argue that everyone else can hear those insecurities, perhaps subconsciously.


New York Times chief outlines coverage shift: From Trump-Russia to Trump racism

It’s not journalism when the story has been decided ahead of time.


5 Languages That Could Change the Way You See the World

Language structures define how we understand the world and communicate it with one another.


Mirror, mirror, on the wall…

Mirrors, twins, and mimicry were found everywhere in my life this past weekend.