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The Myth of the Media
« on: February 08, 2019, 11:24:56 AM »
February 8, 2019
The Myth of the Media
By Bruce Walker

All politicians have to rely upon "the media" to get their message to Americans.  Giving speeches reaches few people, and those it reaches nearly all favor the politician giving the speech anyway.  All federal politicians live in that surreal Land of Oz on the Potomac, which is utterly disconnected with the lives of those they purport to represent.

So what are "the media" anyway?  The simple answer is that there is no such entity as "media."  Once, many decades ago, we had something like the semblance of a media establishment in municipal newspapers, which carried on the front page more information than an entire thirty-minute news program.

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