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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

 

THE MEDIA WENT IN FOR A RIDE AND FORGOT ITS WATCHDOG RESPONSIBILITY

CABLE NEWS PRESIDENT

Mainstream media played a great role in helping President-elect Donald Trump win the presidency. The media saw Trump as a great opportunity for ratings and revenue. CBS CEO Les Moonves is reported to have said Trump’s rise was not good for America but it was “damn good” for CBS because he drove up viewership and advertising revenue. It’s simple, the media sold out, not because they are bad people, but because the mainstream media is no longer a people’s watchdog, rather a corporate profit-centric machine. The mainstream media acted like puppets following Trump around and covering his rallies where he made ludicrous claims and conducted himself like a juvenile. Trump was everywhere on cable TV, chyrons and headlines were allRead More


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