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The lure of clickbait versus democratically important news

There is an old saying in media: “if it bleeds it leads.” Meaning that the stories that are the most salacious and horrific, that will drive the most traffic are the ones media outlets will push. In the advent of social media and the capitalistic click bait society we live in now, ratings and eyeballs equal money…

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