” Conservatives spent an awful long time ignoring things: the birthers, the bigots, the xenophobes, the alternative-reality media. We had assumed that they were postcards from the fringe. “


” Criticisms of mainstream media bias have been a staple of the conservative movement and talk radio from the beginning. “


” Mr. Trump understands that attacking the media is the reddest of meat for his base, which has been conditioned to reject reporting from news sites outside of the conservative media ecosystem. “


” The conservative media ecosystem – like the rest of us – has to recognize how critical, but also how fragile, credibility is in the Orwellian age of Donald Trump. “


” At one time, the Left had a monopoly not merely of the media and academia, but also of the world of policy think tanks. “



All 5 Charlie Sykes Quotes about Media in picture


Conservatives spent an awful long time ignoring things: the birthers, the bigots, the xenophobes, the alternative-reality media. We had assumed that they were postcards from the fringe.
Criticisms of mainstream media bias have been a staple of the conservative movement and talk radio from the beginning.


Mr. Trump understands that attacking the media is the reddest of meat for his base, which has been conditioned to reject reporting from news sites outside of the conservative media ecosystem.
The conservative media ecosystem - like the rest of us - has to recognize how critical, but also how fragile, credibility is in the Orwellian age of Donald Trump.
At one time, the Left had a monopoly not merely of the media and academia, but also of the world of policy think tanks.
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