Retro Report on PBS

Online All the Time? Researchers Predicted It. | Full Report

Episode 1 | 10m 39s Video has closed captioning.

Social media’s power over consumers is not by chance, it is by design. Theories pioneered decades ago by B.F. Skinner lie at the root of today’s multi-trillion-dollar “attention economy."

Aired: 10/07/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country.

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