In today's episode, most people have a pessimistic view of the future and of new technologies. One important reason is the negative bias in news media. We believe that humanity’s best days are ahead and that new technologies and science will get us there.
In Swedish news media alone, there is predominantly negative news. 60% of Swedes say so a new comprehensive survey. Only 28% think that the news is balanced, that there is just as much positive as negative news, while just 5% think that the news is predominantly positive.