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Response to oberliner (Reply #44)

Tue Dec 2, 2014, 02:52 PM

45. agreed. we've gone from 3 tv channels to 300 channels or more, and they're more balkanized.

but while that might explain the toxicity level and the partisanship, it doesn't explain how one-sided it is.

when clinton was president, the mclaughlin group was one of the few tv shows with an overt bias; typically 2 liberals, 2 conservatives, and a right-wing "moderator". last time i accidentally clicked by that show, it was really just 1 liberal and 4 right-wingers, but it's no longer atypical. moderators are routinely biased, panel selection is routinely biased, liberals get cut off or shouted down, etc.

you have to retreat to a place like du if you want to vent liberalism, and even here it leads to an argument, lol!

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