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Partisanship, Polarization and the Future of American Politics

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

Review of Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America. By James E. Campbell. Princeton University Press. 313 pp. $29.95. The political parties ...

Digital Democracy: Bipartisanship in the Obama Era

Joe Singh | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Joe Singh

There has been a paradigm shift. The expectation of representation has morphed from a law of averages to a demand for gratification.

The Culture of Guns and Misinformation

Walker Bragman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Media
Walker Bragman

A culture has developed in which people have the option of picking facts based on their political beliefs, instead of the other way around. The current debate over gun control is a testament to this trend.

Divided We Stand (But How Divided Are We Really?)

David Westin | Posted 01.10.2013 | Media
David Westin

The "party" in this case isn't blue or red. It's the media that, whatever its orientation -- right, left, or down the middle -- can agree on one thing: We're increasingly a country of people who want to choose up sides, go to our respective corners, and throw things at one another.

GOP Partisans Overwhelm Democrats in Denver Media

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Whatever the reason, there's obviously a partisan commentator gap out there in the Denver media.

Confessions of a Nightly News Junkie

Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media
Bob Banov and Roger Ohlsen

During the last ten or twenty years, it's become tough for even the most savvy nightly news junkie to find out what he or she needs to know about the ongoing political circus in Washington.

The Real Problem With Media Today? The Audience

Larry Womack | Posted 03.18.2012 | Media
Larry Womack

Do traditional news outlets falter? Of course they do, all the time. And opinion does color the facts. But that is certainly no excuse to choose to expose yourself only to the work of journalists who you know share your political inclinations.