Being an American, much of the news from across the globe is filtered out by mainstream news sites and channels unless it is something that has a direct correlation to American culture, politics, safety, etc. Because of that, I do my best to diversify the sources from which I get my news - using BBC World News, CNN, NBC, my local stations, and a few other category specific news outlets in order to get a grasp on the news from as many sources as possible and from as many diverse opinions as I can. Though this doesn’t prevent me from seeing some incredibly biased news broadcasting, it helps me filter out facts that are repeated from fallacies or inferences made by the individual outlets. So naturally, when news broke about the United Kingdom leaving the EU, I immediately ran to my various apps and news outlets to understand what this meant. As the EU does not in any way govern the United States, it wasn’t surprising to see little to no information about what a “Brexit” is other than the…
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