Helen Lee Bouygues, founder and president of Reboot Foundation, discusses fake news and critical thinking. She ties fake news to the recent insurrection in Washington, DC.
Helen Lee Bouygues
Bouygues discusses fake news and misinformation before and throughout Trump’s presidency. She is dedicated to improving people’s media consumption and critical thinking skills in efforts to combat the tribalism of misinformation.
She commented on:
- The power and danger of misinformation in a hyper-partisan world.
- Why people choose to reject or confirm information that competes with their worldview
- How media consumers can better interact online and focus on resisting the supply/demand of misinformation.
Who is Helen Lee Bouygues
A former partner at McKinsey & Company, Bouygues has helped transform more than 25 firms. Over the course of a twenty-year career, she has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital, renegotiated billions of dollars in debt, and brought dozens of companies into the black. Bouygues has lectured around the world. She sits on multiple boards, including companies in the retail, manufacturing, oil and gas, renewable energy, and automotive-parts sectors. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Bouygues established the Reboot Foundation to promote more critical thinking.
My Books, "It's Worth It: How to Talk To Your Right-Wing Relatives, Friends, and Neighbors" & “As I See It: Class Warfare: The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom” support (1) communication techniques & (2) our Progressive message delivery.
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