Shelly Palmer Digital Living Podcast Episode #18 – Ryan Holiday

Trust Me, I'm Lying

Trust Me, I'm Lying

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Shelly talks to master manipulator Ryan Holiday, author of Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator. They talk about how marketers, publicists and self-promoters control the news cycle and why this should scare you. (Hint: It’s all about page views and ad revenues.) Holiday gives tips on how you can “game the system”, why sometimes you shouldn’t and the ultimate consequences of being a media manipulator.



Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit


  1. Paula Lynn says:

    Nice to hear the admittance. However, you know this has been going on for thousands of years with less advanced tools. The roots of religions are based in marketing rather than truth/reality. The “disciples” were more interested in promoting themselves then a dead guy so they continued stories to entice people to pay attention them. Life was so painful that even if it killed them, it didn’t matter; they didn’t have long to live.

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