Robert Breedlove & Balaji Srinivasan , The "What is Money?" Show

Journalism in the 21st Century | The Balaji Series | Episode 5 (WiM119)

24 Jan 2022 • 93 min • EN
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Balaji Srinivasan joins me for a multi-episode series exploring sovereignty in The Digital Age, geopolitical game theory, the future of statism, and how Bitcoin/crypto fits into the picture. Be sure to check out NYDIG, one of the most important companies in Bitcoin: GUEST Balaji's Twitter: Balaji's Website: PODCAST Podcast Website: Apple Podcast: Spotify: RSS Feed: Transcript: OUTLINE 00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro 00:00:08 Stupid vs. Evil (21st Century Journalism) 00:09:16 The No Handshake Policy 00:10:50 The Centralization Inherent to Traditional Media 00:14:14 “The Monopoly of Truth is Effectively the Monopoly on Violence” 00:18:18 The Journalistic Incentive to Incite Conflict 00:21:09 Once Upon a Time, Google was a Neutral Search Engine 00:24:12 The Prevalence of Foreign-Made Goods to US Lifestyles 00:30:10 The More One Resorts to Coercion, the Less Firm One’s Hold on Power 00:33:58 The Rising Empire of China 00:40:01 The Chinese Anti-Corruption Model 00:42:54 NYDIG 00:44:01 The Secret Document that Transformed China 00:49:38 The Hierarchal Management Model of China 00:54:19 “Social Media Basically Defines Celebrity Today” 00:57:37 “If It Bleeds It Leads”: The Broken Incentives of Journalism 01:05:37 Digital Content Becoming a Goal-Oriented Set of Stimuli? 01:10:29 Reforming Legacy Journalism 01:12:37 The Rise of “Wokism” and the Collapse of Legacy Journalism 01:18:39 Centralized Media Companies as Bottlenecks to Truth-Discovery 01:24:44 Reintroducing Entrepreneurship to Journalism via Decentralization SOCIAL Breedlove Twitter: WiM? Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: TikTok: All My Current Work:​ WRITTEN WORK Medium: Substack: WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE Bitcoin: 3D1gfxKZKMtfWaD1bkwiR6JsDzu6e9bZQ7 Sats via Strike: Sats via Dollars via Paypal: Dollars via Venmo: The "What is Money?" Show Patreon Page: RECOMMENDED BUSINESSES Worldclass Bitcoin Financial Services: Join Me At Bitcoin 2022 (10% off if paying with fiat, or discount code BREEDLOVE for Bitcoin): Automatic Recurring Bitcoin Buying: Buy Bitcoin in a Tax-Advantaged Account: Home Delivered Organic Grass-Fed Beef (Spend $159+ for 4 lbs. free): Buy Your Dream Home without Selling Your Bitcoin with Ledn:

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