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A Crisis of News: What Role Does Free Press Play in a Supposedly Free Nation Under Donald Trump?

Many of us have suspected the way the mainstream media handled Donald Trump and got him elected. Back when he was campaigning, his outrageousness guaranteed him more print and air time than any other candidate. He mowed over his opponents and moderators during debates, which meant he got more air time then as well. He was magical in that way — no one could touch him, and few even tried. Mainstream media began by feasting on the show Trump was putting on, both for the purpose of personal entertainment and also for ratings, assuming the common sense of the nation would keep him from winning.

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