Data. It’s everywhere, impacting everyone. Think about the 300 billion gigabytes of data across social media, e-commerce, and search this very minute. It’s three times the number of grains of sand on the earth and it’s doubling in size every two years.
It all leads to the inevitable question: How many other news anchors who never earned their ‘credibility chops’ as investigative reporters or foreign correspondents will now be caught out by more inquisitive ‘non-professionals’ on social media? It’s curious that Williams was tone deaf to the possibility of being found out in an era of hypocrisy-hunting news-gatherers across social.