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Exchange Exemplar: Did You READ The Article That Enraged You?

Come on, fess up: you wouldn't be the first person to share a news story on social media Without Actually Reading The Story.

It's quite a stew of politics and psychology and more in the world today, with people shooting down each other's arguments, often angrily, and an emphasis on emotion (like rage) over examination.

Michael Patrick Lynch wades into the morass in his book Know-It-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in Political Culture.

Yep, it happens more with politics, but it seems like everything worth knowing is worth commenting upon now.

We revisit the author's interview from 2019.

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. Angela Decker is the senior producer, Charlie Zimmermann is the assistant producer, and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.