Professor Kath Gelber

We live in a time when issues are widely and publicly debated. But, often, these public debates are conducted in 140-character messages, 15-second soundbites, or controversial headlines.

Newspapers, television stations and websites are politically aligned with agendas to push, and try to shape public debate to focus the public’s attention on particular topics. Yet despite access to so many sources, we tend to seek out information that aligns with our own views. There is so much noise.

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