In many ways media companies have overlooked the whole point of disruption - by being so focused on channel disruption they missed the really corrosive impact of technology on their business - utility and the ability for consumers to determine their own version of the truth.
The evidence reviewed here shows not only that reasoning falls quite short of reliably delivering rational beliefs and rational decisions. It may even be, in a variety of cases, detrimental to rationality. Reasoning can lead to poor outcomes, not because humans are bad at it, but because they systematically strive for arguments that justify their beliefs or their actions. This explains the confirmation bias, motivated reasoning, and reason-based choice, among other things.
By A New Science of Morality, Part 1 | Edge.org