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Where News Reporting Bias Replaces Fact-Gathering

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The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States continues the fine tradition [sarcasm] that became commonplace news reporting following his election victory: Advocacy over …

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Facebook, Mainstream Media, Confirmation Bias, and the Trump Trauma

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Lots of Americans, like those out here in liberal-leaning, Hillary Clinton-supporting California, are suffering what I call the “Trump Trauma”. They were sure she would win, easily, and are …