President Trump’s “historic” press conference last week had the media abuzz all the way through the weekend. The real story was less obvious and certainly not covered in the fantastic news stories. Last week’s press conference and the resulting media hype is a reflection of how the polarization in America has been amped up to the next level.

the End of History

Podcast Episode 157: Media-ocracy


If you enjoyed this podcast episode you may also like these articles:

Trump Won the Battle at His New Conference But the War Is Not Over (Washington Post)

Previous articleBans, Protests and the Hype That Holds Them Together
Next articleWhat Makes a “Country of Concern”
JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012. He has degrees in International Relations and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at