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Walking Duck is a digital news startup trying to find middle ground in U.S. politics

Can any news organization bridge the separate realities that the left and right seem to occupy in U.S. politics? A new startup with the odd-yet-memorable name Walking Duck is going to try.
Walking Duck (an inversion of a “lame duck” president – a phrasing that has earned criticism as ableist – and a reference to the duck test) was founded by journalist Mark Halperin, as well as Paul and Audra Wilke, who are also backing it with their PR firm Upright Position Communications.
While the startup is producing a variety of content and events, including virtual town halls, there are three …

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