Mainstream media benefiting from ‘Fake News’


President Trump calls out the mainstream media over what he calls ‘Fake News’ all the time, but those outlets seem to be benefiting from what they’ve been doing.

Subscription revenue for the New York Times grew to a billion dollars last year. The Washington Post now has over a million digital subscribers. Twenty-two million of us watched Stormy Daniels on 60 Minutes. Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak told KTRH Trump is the gift that keeps on giving to the media.

“There is an upside to serving to the extremes on the public scale; the people that are furthest to the right or furthest to the left,” Mackowiak explained.

Because of all of this, if you think the media is going to stop the way they've been treating Trump for the last couple of years, think again.

“They are not in a position to do things that are not good for them in a business sense in the short term because the industry is in such a desperate place,” Mackowiak said.

<PSI_END_OBJECT>And there are Trump's tweets, which according to one analyst, have  been worth as much as $2 billion to Twitter.


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