Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Truest statement of the week

People today receive their news in news silos, cable programming that reassuringly offers only one side of the news. This “echo-journalism” is based on offering a single narrative without the distraction of contradiction.
Recently, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell declared that his show will not allow Trump supporters on as guests because all Trump supporters are “liars”. Likewise, Trump recently denounced Fox for even interviewing Democratic senators. When that is the state of our news, why should trials be any different?

-- Jonathan Turley, "A Verdict On Our Times: How The Senate Trial Left Us With Rage Over Reason" (BBC NEWS).

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