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Why TV News Is Like Junk Food and Trump Is the Doritos

image courtesy Wiki Commons Mark Bittman, the food critic for The New York Times wrote recently that food companies are a business in the sense that it's not "How do we produce the best product or healthiest food?" or "How do we steward the land?" but "How do we exploit this position for maximum profit regardless of consequences?" He suggested reading Salt, Sugar, Fat - How The Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss.
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