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Synthetic Novelty Is Not Reality

Historian Daniel J. Boorstin famously predicted that real news and serious discourse would eventually be replaced by a “new kind of synthetic novelty” called “pseudo-events”—synthetic for their media-manufactured artificiality, pseudo for their lack of authenticity.

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