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2020: The Media, the Election, the Non-Sense

Emperor Honorius feeds his chickens as his empire is torn apart by revolts and barbarian invasions.

Partisanship is the defining characteristic of the American media landscape. Historically, the media seemed less partisan and more reliable because it did not have any competition. The structure of 20th-century communications technology facilitated the rise of a national, cultural elite. This elite class has an inordinate influence on American culture because it makes American culture. Journalists, professors…




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Adam Beckler

Adam Beckler

Occasional writer, Ohio politico, JD.

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