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Old 22nd April 2019, 07:54 AM   #1
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Mueller Investigation pt 6

Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post
I hope we will have at least wised up to the dark side of social media. Actually, all media, MSM included.
Yes, and it seems to me that we're seeing a particularly toxic combination of social media and large strongly-partisan news sources. Calm, balanced reporting rarely seems to be linked in my Facebook feed, but I have friends who regularly link outraged articles from The Blaze or the Palmer Report (etc, etc), and other friends who then assume that the articles are credible.

Facebook friend circles often seem to evolve into little echo chambers, each seeing mostly outrageous stories about the other side and cutting themselves off from dissenting or even moderate views.

Now I've made myself sad.

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