Americans View the Corporate Media as a Major Threat to Democracy

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(Big League Politics) In a recent poll conducted by the New York Times/Siena, 74% of Americans indicated that democracy is “currently under threat.”
Of the people and/or institutions that were ranked as the biggest threats to democracy, the majority of respondents pointed to the corporate media as the principal threat to democracy.
59% of respondents specifically replied that the corporate media poses a “major threat to democracy,” with 24% indicating that the corporate media poses a “minor” threat to democracy. Only 16% believe there’s no threat to democracy.
According to a Just the News report, the attitude towards the corporate press was “strikingly bipartisan.” 95% of Republicans, 83% of independents, and 70% of Democrats describing the press a threat. By contrast, only 38% of Democrats consider the media a “major” threat, whereas 80% of Republicans and 53% of independents view it as a threat.
The so-called “Fourth Estate” is a declining institution…
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