Binary knee-jerk activism is far too common in American political culture.
Nolan Higdon is an author and university lecturer of history and media studies. Higdon’s areas of concentration include podcasting, digital culture, news media history, and critical media literacy. Higdon is a founding member of the Critical Media Literacy Conference of the Americas. He is the author of The Anatomy of Fake News, and he recently co-authored The Podcaster’s Dilemma with Nicholas Baham III and Let’s Agree to Disagree with Mickey Huff. He is a longtime contributor to Project Censored’s annual book, Censored. His work has appeared on Truthout and CounterPunch, and he has been interviewed by the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and numerous television news outlets.