Snark Undermines Public Discourse, Author Says A new book says snark is threatening to take over how Americans converse. Snark is a tone of teasing or snideness. David Denby, the author of Snark, discusses about how clever put-downs and cheap shots are coarsening public debate.
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Snark Undermines Public Discourse, Author Says

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Snark Undermines Public Discourse, Author Says

Snark Undermines Public Discourse, Author Says

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A new book says snark is threatening to take over how Americans converse. Snark is a tone of teasing or snideness. David Denby is the author of Snark. He talks with Ari Shapiro about how clever put-downs and cheap shots are coarsening public debate.

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