Echo Chamber


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Echo Chamber

The tendency of members of a group to reinforce each other's views and not to contradict each other because there is little or no information presented from outside the group. An echo chamber is dangerous in business as one member may not see a flaw in another's thinking or may be afraid to point it out. However, the term is most commonly used in media to describe a self-reinforcing story. See also: Groupism.
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Our listening skills have become dulled by the resonance of the echo chamber.
So, in an odd way, I think the echo chamber nature of the Net may actually be hiding the similarities among us more than the differences.
The allegation of the BBC being an echo chamber for the printed press is fair - at a local, regional and national level, the BBC's news agenda is invariably influenced by the newspapers that its journalists have access to.
They seemed to me to be existing in an echo chamber.
We need your publication to accurately depict what is taking place in our economy, not serve as an echo chamber for someone 1,000 miles away.
Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart wrote in a scathing editorial published last month in the Daily Herald that the federal delegation, "atrophies in the airless echo chamber of Washington, D.
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When the economic recovery becomes more apparent in the next few years, the Republican echo chamber will claim that the recovery is a product of the tax cuts and will deny credit to the other stimulus efforts that have been enacted.
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Someone who thinks that abortion is murder, that the United States is at war with Islam, or that the Holocaust is a hoax can live his life in an echo chamber, hearing opposing ideas only in a context of mockery and ridicule.
I am becoming more concerned about the echo chamber in which the pundits of educational technology appear to be seated.