The current Age of Anger feeds on daily news that reports and receives public gripes.
Mainstream news is a prime venue for bouts between camps of adversaries, called “strategists.”
The most public value of the medium, apart from entertaining joy rides or rant fodder, depends on whether its role is understood. What is news and how does it fit in?
To explore news, I make up a typical, but imagined, news event. I do it to disrupt political habits.