More Opinion Means Less News

Donald Trump’s rising tide has lifted the boats of both liberal and conservative media—and that’s worrisome.

If you happen to be one of those wonks who watches the media closely—not that there’s anything wrong with that—Axios…

Typically when one political party is in power, you tend to see an uptick in the number—not to mention the ratings—of opinion outlets on the opposite end of the political spectrum. As an example, Axios notes the increasing popularity of conservative talk radio when Bill Clinton was in office, which mobilized conservatives who wanted to hear their opinions validated by radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh.

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