Cambridge Analytica Is Not The Most Important News: The Man and The Flea

Front page above the fold on a typical day at The New York Times: “Syria is Blamed in Gas Attack” right next to “Affected Users Say Facebook Betrayed Them”.

What Cambridge Analytica did or didn’t do (and I’ll come back to that) is not even close, not even in the same category, as what Syrians face every day right now. Yet the media (corporate and social) have spent more time agonizing…