Left or right, liberal or conservative, all media is for-profit and will behave accordingly.
Media or the paparazzi? The right tends to confuse them.
Explain PSMNBC. Literally no one watches them yet they choose ideology over money. Sad!
That's how capitalism works.
Fortunately, we can fix that with Marxism
Every communication class I had the professor pounded into your head your first job is to "make money". If you inform on the side, fine. If you entertain on the side, fine. Your first job is to make money
Not all media. Media only acts this way in capitalist countries.
Isn't their motto....if it bleeds it leads... ick.
What I find absolutely fkg not funny is that after Reagan removed the regulation about honesty over the press in 1988 and the right trying to manipulate the press for thirty years and (Roger Ailes dying today) that the right is starting to snowflake about fairness in the press. You are America's worst own enemy, cheers, cheers',cheers to the confederate monuments coming down in New Orleans. Suck on thatfkr
Sensationalism is unfortunately necessary for the survival of the large majority of news organizations.