A lesson for the baying mob

A lesson for the baying mob

Social media is a great thing, but as EDD STRAW explains, the emergence of Romain Grosjean as a force in F1 shows the limitations of mob rule

You can't be successful in any elite sport if you're too conservative. In Formula 1, where the difference between success and failure is measured in fractions of a second, that is doubly true.

The mob mentality is by nature conservative, which is why so few sporting entities thrive when managed by a large committee. This brings us to social media, effectively the 21st century digital manifestation of the mob.

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