Book Review: Scapegoating the Media Ignores Other Major Problems in American Politics

by | Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 6:30 CST
Yes, the news industry helped get Trump elected — but not to the extent that Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff argue in their new book, United States of Distraction.
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