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The changing mediascape

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How do diverse media options shape political engagement? This video discusses the shift towards narrow, partisan content in the social media era, the historical context of media bias, and the impact of echo chambers on public discourse. 

According to Pew Research, what term describes the phenomenon of news being hyper-filtered to cater to individual preferences?

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