Magpie syndrome: Murdering our attention span

October 14, 2013


Just what we need: another idea to cripple the American attention span.

In a recent story on The Wrap, Dreamworks’ Jeffrey Katzenberg was quoted from a speech in which he revealed an idea of how to further shrink the ability of audiences to pay attention for more than a few minutes at a time. He didn’t put it that way, but that was the potential effect of what he was talking about. (More…)