One of the consequences of the advent of cable television was the 24-hour news cycle. With so much time to fill and frequently little news, we suddenly found the advent of breaking news, which lead inevitably to the news of a crisis.
Hannah Arendt, perhaps best known for her writings on Adolf Eichmann in A Report on The Banality of Evil, lamented the erosion of authority in what she termed the “public space,” the areas in which we gather, in reality, or virtually, and share.&n
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