Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Why does HuffPost exist?

Here's the headline:
Famed Physicist Shuts Down Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists In 1 Brilliant Tweet
Here's physicist Brian Cox's "brilliant tweet:"
I've said it before and I'll say it again - if you don't think Apollo 11 landed on Moon you are a colossal nob end & should get a new brain
So, I'll say it again, why does HuffPost exist? It churns out a never ending stream of pointless blather, day after day, week after week...? All of it written by depthless pop culture obsessed pseudo journalists who literally write about nothing. Having spent some time chatting with conspiracy theorists, I'm almost positive that that tweet won't change anything, yet it's a "news" article. The mind boggles. Here's how I picture a typical day at HuffPost:
OMG, someone famous tweeted something...let's make it an imaginary news article...& let's clickbait the headline with annoying fake revelation drama, gearing it to appeal to cubicle dwelling office workers who apparently have little or nothing to do that resembles work...they're always suckers for this category of informationless infotainment....let the ad revenue roll in....

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