Jennifer Kavanagh

Senior political scientist and lead author of the Rand report on “Truth Decay” and the declining role of facts and analysis in civil discourse and its effect on American life.

Senior political scientist and lead author of the Rand report on  “Truth Decay”  and the declining role of facts and analysis in civil discourse and its effect on American life.

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When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

CNN and President Trump: Truth and Truth Decay

When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

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