“The press is focusing on personality, not substance,” he [Harvard professor Thomas E. Patterson,] said recently on public radio’s “On the Media” program. And that reflects “not a partisan bias but a journalistic bias,” the tendency to seek out conflict. (No mystery there — it’s more interesting.)
“It’s the press in its usual mode, and that erodes public trust,” Patterson said.
And then there’s the dirty little secret that every journalist knows — Trump stories drive ratings and clicks. The word “Trump” in a headline vastly increases its chances of getting attention. (We’re all guilty; see above.)
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