Listeners react to media’s role in political gridlock

The World

Yesterday, we spoke with media experts about the role of news in politics and its impact on the gridlock in Washington, D.C. We received many comments from listeners who believe strongly that the media are responsible for much of the political divisiveness in the country today.

The segment clearly touched a nerve in our listeners, so today we talk through your responses with media observer Mike Hoyt, editor at the Columbia Journalism Review.

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