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Kanye West, Donald Trump, and the Reign of Human Clickbait

Media outlets created “clickbait” to stand out in a crowded environment. What’s the psychological equivalent?

New York Magazine
Oct 12, 2018 · 7 min read
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Kanye West hugs Donald Trump in the Oval Office on October 11, 2018. Photo: Oliver Contreras — Pool/Getty Images

By Max Read

Kanye West visited the president yesterday, and they discussed American manufacturing and prison reform. Well — “discussed” is probably too strong

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