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Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin is a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph.D. program in communications at Columbia University. He is the author of sixteen books, including several on journalism and politics. His next book is a novel, The Opposition


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The Great Race Panic

White supremacists are seeing the limits of what they can achieve electorally. Now, the raging fear Trump inflames threatens escalating violence.

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The Hondurans are Coming! Trump Stirs the Pot of Hysteria, the Media Happily Spoons It Out

It's crucial to understand that Trump could not drum up this latest round of panic on his own. 

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The Unending State of Emergency

The shocks are not normal, and order will not be restored.

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Watch What Trump Tweets But Also What He Does

@realDonaldTrump in action

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The Management of Unleashed Insanity

Trump perfects the role of Propagandist-in-Chief.

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Welcome to the Vortex

It’s time to wade into the swamp — or alternate universe — of right-wing media to really understand the twisted “truths” they report.

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Bad Faith Has Many Brands

Defeat has many parents, and buck-passing cannot be the national pastime.

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The Normalization of the Deplorables

The fact that the press is not reporting on the continuing violence at Donald Trump's rallies reflects an acceptance that is troubling.

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