Law professor Maxwell Stearns, who blogs about law, politics, and culture, recently published this post about the chart, which has several useful insights about 1) distilling the ranking criteria into sub-categories, 2) why the sources on the chart form a bell curve, 3) how the rankings might be made more scientifically. Give it a read!

https://www.blindspotblog.us/single-post/2017/11/18/The-Viral-Media-Graphic-with-special-thanks-to-Vanessa-Otero