Re: OT: Fox News--New Low, possibly illegal



RichL wrote:

I think most people in the news media tend to be liberal, although
whether that invariably translates to a liberal bias in the media is
another matter. It's hard to ignore that the corporations which
control most news media outlets are driven by profit, not liberal
politics, so why would they allow their newspapers or TV stations to
push a liberal agenda, what's in it for them?

What's in it for them is profit. That tends to come before political
ideology.

If the majority of the nation (i.e., the intended audience) is either
conservative or moderate, and if the sponsors are also conservative or
moderate, where's the profit motive in advocating liberal viewpoints?

Especially given that the media divisions of these huge corporate
conglomerates are just a portion of what they do.


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