If you compare the two conventions, the differences were striking. Democrats - ethnically diverse, exuberant, standing room only, soaring words and ideas. Republicans - 99.9% white, sour-faced, swaths of empty seats, mean-spirited potshots.
Words Mediate Reality; Journalists Mediate the Narrative - Speaking of words and their meanings, journalists are referred to as "media" because they mediate between two realities; or, between reality and the reader...
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