biased media

News media intrinsically important to democracy, freedom
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP The news media has been under attack from every angle this year, with both parties criticizing media coverage of the election. “If the disgusting and corrupt media covered me honestly and didn’t put false meaning into the words I say, I would be beating Hillary by 20 percent,” Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, said. Trump made harsh statements throughout his 2016 campaign…
Biased news media becomes more obvious in election year
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump frequently calls out the biased media on the campaign trail. It seems as though the media is both Trump’s go to scapegoat and punching bag. However, Trump’s accusations carry a lot of truth. When one says Fox News and CNN, the first two words that come to mind are Republican and Democrat, or red and blue. As a matter…