Nicole Hemmer

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Nicole Hemmer is an assistant professor at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and the author of Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.

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After being  ousted as presidential adviser , Steve Bannon is  back in charge at Breitbart News  and in no mood to lay down what he calls his weapons.

Steve Bannon may be out, but 'Bannon-ism' lives on

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Fake news isn't new. It's about as old as news itself.

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