State of the Art: How the Internet Is Loosening Our Grip on the Truth

by www.nytimes.com
A wider variety of news sources was supposed to be the bulwark of a rational age. Instead, we are roiled by biases, gorging on what confirms our ideas and shunning what does not.
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