A Reminder That Big Media Doesn’t Represent Voters in Green Bay, Wisconsin, or Grand Rapids, Michigan, or . . .

The country’s most powerful media voices—the New York Times, the Washington Post, the important magazines, the big digital sites—are in Manhattan and Washington, D.C.

In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump got 10 percent of the vote in Manhattan and 4 percent of the vote in Washington, D.C.

Since then the reaction at the Washington Post and many other big media sites has been we’re going to get this guy. Endless headlines and columns attacking every stylistic and substantive shortcoming possible.

In the digital world, negativity sells, getting an emotional reaction sells. Trump may be the best political target ever.

Is there are lot of good journalism? Yes, but not as much as there was before clickbait journalism.

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