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After years of right-wing media attacks, Republicans now hate college

Media Matters has reported extensively on conservative media’s portrayals of higher education. Here are four ways that conservatives demonize American colleges and universities, helping to convince audiences that higher education is bad for America.

1) Conservatives claim liberal colleges turn students into jihadis, Nazis, and fascists

2) Mocking students for seeking “safe spaces” and fearing assault

3) Outrage over University of Missouri protests

4) Right-wing activists smear supposedly “biased” professors

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