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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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What happens when the out-group disappears or becomes so homogenous that no significant rebuttal to your echo chamber occurs?
Republicans have done a stunning job of using conservative political blogs as an echo chamber.
Echo chambers that are deeper from front to back will send the wavelengths out farther.
The author of the final article] warns that although it's easier than ever to create our own personal echo chambers, we risk confining ourselves to information that only reinforces what we already believe.
His concept of a general-interest intermediary that promotes shared experiences is as unrealistic as his fear of the perfect information filter and echo chambers.
In fact, he is scrupulous in leaving it to readers to probe the depths of his observations in the echo chambers of their own hearts.
Twitter could work harder to fight hate speech, but that wouldn't solve other difficult problems like ideological echo chambers and a general dumbing down of the national conversation, because those are also happening in real life.
We must all get out of our echo chambers (watch Fox News once in a while
Within Republican echo chambers, claims of media bias have become so widespread that they are increasingly taken as gospel.
FROM the outset the American right and their pathetic echo chambers here have been determined to wreck China's Olympic Games, or at least to diminish them in the way the Moscow Olympics of 1980 were.
My friend on the left is certainly correct about one thing: poli-blogs have been divided into partisan echo chambers.
I would have heard in the echo chambers,'' said Carrick.