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Steve Barnett
Steve Barnett consults in strategy, marketing, and consumer behavior.

Entries by Steve Barnett

Quick: Is Someone Trying to Steal Your Agora?

(10) Comments | Posted December 22, 2010 | 8:20 PM

Co-written by Steve Barnett.

We recently completed a pilot study examining the potential impact of bias in online search, examining the potential impact on public opinion created by manipulations as small as altering the order of presentation of stories covering events or issues. After running more than 600 subjects through...

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Why Punitive Damages Against BP Wouldn't Be Punitive at All

(4) Comments | Posted May 27, 2010 | 12:07 PM

Of course no one really knows what happened at the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling platform or why. We don't know what analyses were performed, or why the decisions were taken that ultimately led to an environmental disaster of potentially unprecedented dimensions. Unlike the spill created by the wreck of the...

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