In this episode we play Distraction of the Week, A game where we crown the newscycle’s best media distraction. We feature a news story or trend that intends to distract and exploit the public through fear mongering, censorship, and shameless sponsored content. Here we take off the blinders and present the comedy of errors created by the current media climate.
From Syria to California, Passport control has come to the forefront of media attention as Syria refugees pour into southern Europe. After months of infighting in the EU, the November 13th Paris attacks shifted the focus onto fake passports originating from Turkey.