Mass media will not fairly report Trump Impeachment Trial | 1/17/2020 | David Singer
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Speaker Pelosi’s decision to finally transmit the Trump impeachment papers to the Senate seems set to see highly-biased reporting by the mass media of Trump’s trial.

The mass media has never recovered from the damage to its credibility in predicting that Trump was virtually unelectable in 2016. Proving the voters made the wrong choice has been the mass media’s objective since—parroting the Democrats in denigrating and belittling Trump’s very notable achievements over the last three years. Stopping Trump being re-elected for another four years—or getting rid of him earlier—has seen readers and viewers abandoning the mass media as public confidence in their reporting continues to decline.

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Leading the charge, a New York Times (NYT) article on 8 November 2016 headlined “Who will be President?”, proclaimed:

“Hillary Clinton has an 85% chance to win.”

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NYT subsequently blamed the polls for its own analytical shortcomings in an article on 10 November headlined:

“How data failed us in calling election”

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CNN was scarcely better when reporting on 8 November:

“Hillary Clinton’s odds of winning the presidency rose from 78% last week to 91% Monday before Election Day, according to CNN’s Political Prediction Market.

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… CNN’s Political Prediction Market is an online game administered by the company Pivit, which functions like an online market and allows Internet users to predict the outcome of the 2016 election. It is not to be confused with polls from real voters.

With one day to go before Election Day, CNN’s Poll of Polls shows Clinton leading Trump by...
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