These Two Sites Explain How Facebook Outrage Reshaped Media


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14m · July 20, 2021

These Two Sites Explain How Facebook Outrage Reshaped Media

Ben Shapiro's conservative commentary and news aggregation site The Daily Wire is a dominant force on Facebook, where sharp headlines drive massive engagement.The upstart The Georgia Star News has pushed outright disinformation about the 2020 presidential election and subsequently scored an exclusive interview with Donald Trump.The two sites illustrate a number of distinct ways in which outrage, social media, and political polarization have reshaped the media landscape.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, politics reporter Miles Parks, and Georgia Public Broadcasting reporter Stephen Fowler.Connect:Subscribe to the .Email the show at [email protected] the NPR Politics Podcast .Listen to our playlist.Subscribe to the .Find and support .


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