A media environment consisting mainly of exaggerated or falsified journalistic claims.
Not to be confused with the Muckrakers of the early twentieth century whose journalistic integrity led to the reformation of corrupt government and private industries, the modern day Muckscape is dominated by lazy, biased, or unqualified T.V./radio/internet news personalities masquerading as journalists. (See Glenn Beck).
The state of modern televised/radio/internet news.
To cultivate an unsubstantiated or blatantly false media environment.
John found it difficult to wade through the muckscape presented on mainstream news networks.
William Randolf Hearst helped to muckscape his media environment.