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August 21, 2013

"A more ideological media will probably also be a more conservative media,"

because there are a lot more conservatives in the donor class, and in the audience, than there are in the media. Which means that this [Democrat media] edge will probably slip.

How far it will slip is impossible to say. For starters, we don’t even have a reliable estimate of the edge Democratic politicians get from having most of the media and the entertainment industry in their ideological camp. It's safe to say that right now this does give Democrats an edge, and that that edge will probably get smaller in the future, unless conservative donors simply refuse to fund journalism for “their side.” How Democrats May Lose Their Media Edge - Bloomberg

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 21, 2013 12:21 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I disagree, the richest people in America are mostly left leaning: celebrities, politicians, lawyers.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at August 21, 2013 12:27 PM

But conservatives are far more passive than any random liberal. Conservative voters outnumber liberals almost 2-to-1, but they don't use their power like liberals. All it takes is a sentence from DC insider or consultant indicating a liberal might not like the conservative agenda and half of the conservatives will then fight to stop the conservative agenda, trying to show how reasonable they are to the insiders. Battered-Wife-Syndrome.

Posted by: Scott M at August 21, 2013 12:30 PM

More ideological? How can you get more ideological that the current media?

Posted by: Fat Man at August 21, 2013 2:31 PM

This makes no sense at all.

Posted by: Ray Van Dune at August 21, 2013 6:28 PM

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