What Happened To The ‘Media’?

Do you remember the last time you could trust the nation’s media to be accurate and fair? 

Media credibility became an issue following the Vietnam War. Following the 2016 election, the veneer of professional objectivity in the press on sensitive political and geopolitical issues all but disappeared


Ironically, the great U.S. news organizations that prospered as champions of the free press have become monopolies, losing not only the thrill of competition but also respect for diverse points of view.

During the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the winning candidate personally did an end-run around the establishment media using social media.
He won.

In 2020, the social and corporate media monopolies joined forces to reinforce what was determined to be the dominant message themes in an election year.

Outright censorship and blatant media bias has become an issue. “Narratives” pushed by special interests in league with the government have replaced reporting.

The daily historical record is rife with errors and gaps also popularly known as “fake news.”

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