Eric Deggans talked about his book, Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation, in which he argues that the media has fractured into ever-smaller divisions populated by pundits who play upon the fears and prejudices of their viewers to garner larger audiences. Mr. Deggans argued that the pursuit of higher ratings and greater website page views erodes political dialogue. He spoke at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. close
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