The Economics of Attention

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The internet is full of websites competing for attention, and each click is another opportunity for users to view advertisements. Technology expert Tim Wu says the ad-supported website model has caused many problems - but that it doesn't have to be that way. He joins The Agenda to discuss the ideas in his book, "The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads."
Episode:
The Podcast Boom; The Economics of Attention
Aired:
Nov 21, 2016