echo chamber


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echo chamber

a room with walls that reflect sound. It is used to make acoustic measurements and as a source of reverberant sound to be mixed with direct sound for recording or broadcasting

echo chamber

[′ek·ō ‚chām·bər]
(acoustics)
A reverberant room or enclosure used in a studio to add echo effects to sounds for radio or television programs.
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Making free speech meaningful in an age of echo chambers is not easy.
Most of us, liberals and conservatives alike, live in well-insulated echo chambers where Rachel Maddow or Sean Hannity deliver more eloquent renditions of our own opinions in hyperbolic form.
You can increase the frequency at which the right people hear your message by building a messaging echo chamber around annual appeals.
What happens when the out-group disappears or becomes so homogenous that no significant rebuttal to your echo chamber occurs?
Townsend says it's good to get outside ideas because "The VA has remained locked in an echo chamber for far too long.
I beg to differ from the Republican echo chamber that is your newspaper and letter writers who have criticized Clive McFarlane for characterizing opposition to President Obama as racist.
Summary: In our increasingly connected world, everything occurs in an echo chamber.
The summit will provide somewhat of a respite from the echo chamber of chatter on the obesity crisis in the United States.
People in an echo chamber supporting a particular candidate or political cause certainly understand that they live in a world that contains people who disagree with them.
Predictably, a cluster of strong ties resembles an echo chamber, since people with similar interests and views are apt to share similar news links.
Other former officials have also raised concern that the current IAEA is becoming an echo chamber, focused on suspicions over Iran's programme, without the vigorous debate that characterized the era of Amano's predecessor Mohamed ElBaradei," Borger reports.