We are trending towards the least informed electorate ever

Combine a declining pool of independent and informed journalists, declining revenue for print, the failure of the blogosphere to replace print journal as the new independent, credible source of information, the growing dominance of video, the growing dominance of big money in politics, a growing dissonance between promises and delivery, and the lack of critical skills in consuming media with a representative democracy and you’re primed for trouble with a capital T.

This is an interesting article on the situation here in Montana with a focus on how hard it is to be informed down ballot.



About Danny Choriki

I am a secular humanist, a social scientist, a technologist, a hasher, and a generally nice guy living in Montana.
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