Thursday, June 16, 2016

Self Awareness From The Duh Zone

This Harvard study is a powerful indictment of the media’s role in Donald Trump’s rise - The Washington Post:

I've written repeatedly — and self-righteously — about my belief that ascribing the rise of Donald Trump in the Republican primary race to media complicity is ridiculous. And I believed every word.

But, a new study by Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University casts serious doubts on my position as it documents not only the outsized coverage Trump received — from TV and digital media — in the early days of his campaign but also how overwhelmingly positive that coverage was...

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