9 minutes | May 6, 2021

Communication Technology

Is communication technology, as it has developed over time, been or becoming a panacea to the discussion and discourse problems of democracy in our current world? Let's discuss.This episode is my response to a prompt for a school project for COM 552: Communication Technology & Politics. Cui Bono is hosted by Rachel Bridges. Rachel Bridges also writes, records, edits, and produces Cui Bono. References in this episode:Colarossi, S. (2020). Fox News’ Own Research Department Says The Network Is A Propaganda Machine. Politicus USA. Retrieved from https://www.politicususa.com/2020/02/06/fox-news-own-research-department-says-the-network-is-a-propaganda-machine.htmlFleury, D. (2017). Civil discourse in the U.S. (Part 1): The opportunities it presents for educators. A Plus. Retrieved from https://aplusala.org/college-ready/2017/02/20/civil-discourse-part1/Gertz, M. (2019). “Destructive propaganda machine”: How current and former staffers have ripped into Fox News. Media Matters for America. Retrieved from https://www.mediamatters.org/fox-news/destructive-propaganda-machine-how-current-and-former-staffers-have-ripped-fox-newsInfoGineering. (2017). Understanding information overload. Retrieved from https://www.infogineering.net/understanding-information-overload.htmIngram, M. (2016). Here’s Why Stamping Out Fake News Is a Lot Harder Than You Think. Fortune. Retrieved from https://fortune.com/2016/11/17/fake-news-problem/Walters. H. & Stout, K. (2019) Understanding Argument in a Post-Truth World. Cognella Academic Publishing.Peterson, S. (2016). Overwhelmed? Here’s how to overcome information overload. Huffington Post. Retrieved from https://www.huffpost.com/entry/overwhelmed-heres-how-to-_b_8265428
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