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If You Want To Know Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Media, Watch CNN

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

It’s one thing to deny the embedded bias of political media—the left-ideological framing, skewed focus, and prejudiced coverage that’s forced conservatives to consume news through a filter for decades—and it’s another to ignore a bias that’s transforming into unethical advocacy. Suspicion of the media was restive among conservatives long before Trump and Fox News exploited it. There will always be those who distrust any news that fails to confirm their worldview. But Trump’s “fake news” hyperbole has currency with many Americans because the political media too often lives up to their worst expectations.

http://thefederalist.com/2018/08/29/why-conservatives-dont-trust-media-cnn/