Bubble trap: How ratings-oriented US media go partisan and divide country
Media outlets have become increasingly partisan in the US, pandering to prejudices and biases of their audiences. The phenomenon of a media bubble – when a person can select its information sources to completely shut off undesirable opinions – may have originated online, but now traditional media are eager to serve the same purpose, as long as it benefits their ratings.
Watch a report by RT’s Caleb Maupin on how the US fell into the divisive split over what reality is.
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