Fairness Rocks News The Y2K Election


Fairness Rocks News The Y2K Election

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Author: Jonathan Taplin

Date: November 8, 2020

Original Source: Jonathan Taplin

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The Y2K Election

I don’t claim any prescience, but it seemed obvious at the time that all the forces involved in the election had the need to preserve the notion that we were heading for some sore of democratic apocalypse. The media’s rationale was obvious and self serving — the need to sell more advertising. As the New York Times reported, “spending on cable news last month was up 60 percent from the equivalent period four years ago.”

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