Skip to comments.Media Malpractice? Media Bias And The 2016 Election
Posted on 11/20/2016 5:35:59 PM PST by Hojczyk
The People's Repudiation Of Media Influence
Thus, despite the media's best efforts to defeat Trump through a barrage of negative news stories, most Americans appeared not to be swayed by media coverage.
Election Day provided the most definitive proof of both the media's bias against Trump and the people's repudiation of its attempts to influence the election narrative.
Heading into the day of the vote, most news outlets were confident that Clinton would become the 45th president of the United States, as they pointed to poll after poll showing the former secretary of state comfortably leading Trump. This coverage seemed to impact voters' sentiment regarding whom they expected to win the presidency. In the final installment of our daily IBD/TIPP Presidential Election Tracking Poll, released on the day of the election, nearly half of likely voters (46%) felt that Clinton would win the presidency, while only 24% reported that Trump would likely become president.
Yet the media's negative coverage could not stifle Trump's supporters. As predicted in our final poll, which showed the Republican nominee with a 1.6-point lead over his rival, Trump stunned the media establishment and easily won the presidency.
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You know the media was complicit when you have news people expressing their opinions and sometimes unable to hold back the tears.
I was like “WTF?” Did someone die?
It’s just an election....
And today, the media spends almost two hours airing another Obama hissy fit about his New World Order.
Obama will still be attempting to CONTROL this country through shadow underground government after he leaves office with his buddies Soros, CAIR, the muslim brohoodies and the Saudis.
One of the happiest days of my life!
The worst form of deception is self deception!
The media has been extremely biased for nearly as long as I can recall. The first time it became obvious to me was when they supported Castro to such an extent that I, a 9 year old kid, wanted to go to Cuba and fight Batista.
I was shocked when he began executing his opponents and made it clear what he really was.
I do believe they went to the most extreme during this last election. Often did not even try to hide their bias.
Great article. IBD is a top notch operation and gets this dead on. Thank you.
Liberals will not admit they are wrong and will willingly continue to feed in their trough of Fake News.
It is an uncurrable sickness.
Before the results started coming in, the panel at PBS all emphasized how important it was that both sides accept the results, and that they be gracious to each other afterwards. By the end of the night, that had gone out the window. The country had chosen the path of racism, mysogyny, xenophobia etc.
I was watching Fox and as soon as Florida turned I told my brother if North Carolina turns I am going to bed but, then it looked like Penn, Iowa and Wisconsin would go.
I don’t fully understand why they held up calling AZ and Michigan and NH as well but, I knew we had a lock on 306.
I had many friends in West Hollywood set to party the next evening to celebrate...Hillary.
Toward 11PM California time I realized I hadn’t heard from any of them so, I texted one saying “I think there is something wrong with my phone. It is strangely silent”.
I didn’t hear anything until the next afternoon, when my friend responded “texting you back”.
“I figured out what happened. I forgot to push the Trump button”
My husband told me that at his professional school there were jars to deposit money in to support Castro during that time. In his school!
Next time the polls will still be rigged against our side. We will hear 100 different versions of “this time is nothing like last time”.
Bet the house on it.
The MSM’s liberal bias is manifested by lies, spin, and story selection. I think the last is the most important. It a story advances the left’s agenda, it is pushed. If a story advances the conservative agenda, it never happened.
I would propose that all deception is self-deception.......including those who do the deceiving.........
No man will stand before God with the excuse, “I was deceived!”.........
Two Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Liberals Before And After Trump Became President
Laci Green, Democrat, social justice activist and YouTube sex ed teacher, tweeted this as the 2016 election results rolled in on election night =>
Laci Green @gogreen18
Regardless of the outcome, we are clearly a *deeply* divided and broken country. So much work ahead to mend, heal, and restore the U in USA. 11:15 PM - 8 Nov 2016
3 hours later.
Laci Green @gogreen18
We are now under total Republican rule. Textbook fascism. F___ you, white America. F___ you, you racist, misogynist pieces of shit. G'night. 2:52 AM - 9 Nov 2016 (1 image)
Trump better clean house in places like the State Department because otherwise they'll all be on daily telecons with Obama getting directions in how to undermine Trump.
Trump better clean house in places like the State Department
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A whole lot of Mid Eastern ‘names’ in DOD and all the upper echelon also.
Really NOT being biased or prejudiced all should be vetted very seriously.
We would do no different if we were at war with Japan and had a bunch of Japanese in sensitive positions.
Same goes with Germany, England, France etc etc etc
Having the enemy firmly entrenched in your (OUR) inner circle is tantamount to letting the fox spend the night in the hen house with all the dogs guarding the door for the fox.
Standard operating procedure.
Pure BS, if the media had been reporting the truth for the last 50 odd years, Donald J Trump would not be needed. He could sit back and enjoy what he built.
The news media has done everything they possible could to destroy this country, WHY, because they have the power and want everyone to bow to that power!
No more! We now know who the real enemy is and every election should be against whom ever the media likes or backs!
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