Friday, December 23, 2016

The Trump Nail in the Media Coffin

President-elect Donald Trump probably will not often communicate with the nation via traditional press conferences. Nor will Trump likely field many questions from New York/Washington journalists.   What we know as "the media" never imagined a Trump victory. It has become unhinged at the reality of a Trump presidency.   No wonder the fading establishment media is now distrusted by a majority of the public, according to Gallup -- and becoming irrelevant even among progressives.

Once upon a time in the 1960s, all the iconic news anchors, from Walter Cronkite to David Brinkley, were liberal. But they at least hid their inherent biases behind a professional veneer that allowed them to filter stories through left-wing lenses without much pushback.........All of those assumptions are no longer true. News outlets such as The New York Times and NBC have no more credibility than most websites or the National Enquirer.  Is it any surprise that we are witnessing the funeral for traditional journalism as we once knew it?......To Read More.....





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