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Opinion, by Peter J Rosenwald

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The temptation to just put my head under the pillow and wait until the U.S. presidential election is over and done with is great. Never before has so much supposed election ‘news’ been published, broadcast and tweeted. The 24/7 news cycle machine is ravenous and needs constant feeding.

And the media owners are getting fat. National Public Radio reported that “CNN will make roughly $100 million more in TV and digital advertising revenue this year than it would expect in a typical election year".

I haven’t succumbed to . . .

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