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Media Echo Chambers Double Down on RussiaGate

How Do You Like Your RussiaGate? By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog – Somewhere between two parallel universes lies the truth but I’m not sure Americans want the truth. If social media tests are valid and sociological studies have credibility, we are sorting ourselves out by developing echo chambers or constant feedback loops where similar […]

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The Media Created Donald Trump by Destroying Politics

How the Media Enabled Donald Trump by Destroying Politics First March 4, 2016 by Neal Gabler This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. It is more than a little ironic that the Republican Establishment and the mainstream media are both now in full panic mode over the possibility of Donald Trump winning the GOP nomination. You […]

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Iraq History: When a President & Journalists Get it Wrong

MUNCIE, Indiana – With all the news about the Sunni rebels called ISIS in Iraq, and “War Hawks” appearing on national media outlets beating the same war drums, we thought Hoosiers and Americans deserved a refresher course on the Iraq War propagandizing by former President and Vice President Bush and Cheney, respectively. However, they didn’t […]