The School of Internet Marketing Instructor on the Failure of Psychology Evaluations

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Jonathan Goodman discusses two major news stories and what went wrong.

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The question has to be 'Why aren't these people identified with psychological evaluations? ~ Jonathan Goodman

Many people wonder what causes situations like the Edward Snowden NSA information leak and the Bradley Manning incident. That is the question posed by Jonathan Goodman, professor at The School of Internet Marketing and President of Halyard Consulting on his weekly podcast from August 2, 2013.

Goodman talks about two cases that have been prevalent in the news in recent weeks. First, the Bradley Manning case involves the verdict about whether he was guilty of aiding the enemy by leaking national secrets. The second story is about Edward Snowden, who leaked information about the government accessing private citizens' online information. Both of these cases involve the passing of sensitive information about the government to the public.

"The question has to be 'Why aren't these people identified with psychological evaluations?'" – Jonathan Goodman

In Goodman's podcast, he discusses where psychology evaluations are going wrong. People given access to sensitive information should be scrutinized to ensure that they do not have the psychology of a spy, of someone who is angry enough to do harm. Goodman further stresses the concern that these events will bring a wave of more information leaking from admirers of Manning and Snowden. Therefore, there may be more of these instances in the future. His concern is that America will be so concerned about Americans that it will lose focus on the threat of the foreign terrorists.

To listen to the podcast, please visit: http://www.spreaker.com/user/jonathangoodman/spy_psychology_1/.

Citations:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/bradley-manning-angry-young-man
http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/10/politics/edward-snowden-profile

About The School of Internet Marketing

The School of Internet Marketing allows business owners to take control of their web presence in order to develop new leads and customers for just $47 per month. The School works to empower business owners with the understanding that a little education can go a long way. It offers a variety of 100% web-based courses for small business owners wanting to learn how to market their business online. Visit http://www.theschoolofinternetmarketing.com to learn more.

About Jonathan Goodman
Jonathan Goodman is a professor at The School of Internet Marketing and the President of Halyard Consulting. He started his career over 20 years ago at the dawn of the Internet age producing websites for Fortune 500 companies. He holds an MBA, an MS, and a BFA. Halyard Consulting is an Internet marketing firm, exclusively focused on WordPress development and search optimization. Jonathan is also the author of the well-received book The World of Internet Marketing and has a weekly podcast by the same name.

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Phone: (604) 535-6352
Email: james(at)theschoolofinternetmarketing(dot)com

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