Rich Shumate

Rich Shumate, Ph.D. 2018, is the author of the book Barry Goldwater, Distrust in Media, and Conservative Identity: The Perception of Liberal Bias in the News published on Sept. 7. In the book, based on his CJC doctoral dissertation, Shumate posits that conservatives’ need to foster and maintain social identity…

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Posted: September 13, 2021

By Rich Shumate Imagine opening your morning newspaper (itself a novelty these days) and finding a story about, not just life, but entire civilizations on another planet, attributed to one of the world’s foremost astronomers. Would you believe it, or might you suspect that some “alternative facts” had found their…

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Posted: June 21, 2017