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“We live in an attention economy. And attention equals power. And we still, as a country, have not fully been able to reckon with what that means.”
That’s what Nancy Gibbs says in the first 30 seconds of “Enemies of the People,” an hour-long documentary premiering on Vice TV this week.
The film shows how candidate Donald Trump soaked up attention in 2015 and 2016. As president, he has certainly continued to exploit the “attention economy” dynamic. But there are limits. He isn’t garnering as many eyeballs