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Do you think the media in the U.S. is pro one major political party over the oth

  1. bizzymom profile image75
    bizzymomposted 5 years ago

    Do you think the media in the U.S. is pro one major political party over the other?

  2. Attikos profile image79
    Attikosposted 5 years ago

    That's not a serious question anymore, nor has it been for fifty years. The US press is 80% establishmentarian liberal. It used to be more so, and was from FDR onward, but progressives' censorious grasp on public information has been slipping lately. It couldn't happen to better folks.

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      Old Empresarioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Which part of the press is liberal? The one owned by GE; the one owned by News Corp; the one owned by Time Warner...etc? The news is there to make money, becuase it is a business. It is not independent. I haven't seen a liberal thought on tv in 20yrs

    2. Attikos profile image79
      Attikosposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Admittedly, what we in America consider "the left" is a dishwater version compared to Europe's, but then the one-dimensional political spectrum is fundamentally relative. In that light, most of the media certainly is "liberal."

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    Old Empresarioposted 5 years ago

    Well yes; but first you have to accept that the Democratic Party and the Republican Party are both right-wing parties. One fundimentally supports the rich, while the other is occasionally bribed by lobbyists to enact some progressive legislation. But both parties are authoritarian.

    That said, the networks support whomever they are told to support. sometimes it's a Republican and sometimes it's a Democrat.

    1. Attikos profile image79
      Attikosposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Authoritarianism is hardly an exclusive trait of the right.

 
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