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    Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    They all seem to have a strong bias for Trump, sometimes even Hitler (although they don't like to admit that).

    While mainstream media seems to be center-left/left, alternative seems to be right/far-right.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    All media is biased, it takes some personal responsibility to do the research yourself and be able to discern the indifferent information from the mouths speaking it and the emotions that dilute it.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by theisthanger556 View Post
    They all seem to have a strong bias for Trump, sometimes even Hitler (although they don't like to admit that).

    While mainstream media seems to be center-left/left, alternative seems to be right/far-right.
    No answer. Too many disparate options. There are many partisan alts and mainstream.
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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by theisthanger556 View Post
    They all seem to have a strong bias for Trump, sometimes even Hitler (although they don't like to admit that).

    While mainstream media seems to be center-left/left, alternative seems to be right/far-right.
    Is this breaking news? By the way, there are alternative media who are far left.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by Abbazorkzog View Post
    All media is biased, it takes some personal responsibility to do the research yourself and be able to discern the indifferent information from the mouths speaking it and the emotions that dilute it.
    And, I would add, no one should even bother reading the crap from the very biased media. If they are that biased in the first place, every story they do should be taken with a grain of salt. That leaves doing exactly what you said, but only with the MSM.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    Is this breaking news? By the way, there are alternative media who are far left.
    And there is mainstream media which is right-wing.

    I was talking generally.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by theisthanger556 View Post
    They all seem to have a strong bias for Trump, sometimes even Hitler (although they don't like to admit that).

    While mainstream media seems to be center-left/left, alternative seems to be right/far-right.
    1. Sorry, but this question isn't as cut and dried as to support a yes/no poll.

    2. Alternative media is media that is not mainstream media. That's it. Just as there is mainstream media that is left and right, so it is with alternative media.

    3. When talking about bias for or against Trump, I would say the bulk of the Mainstream Media is obviously, totally and unapologetically against Trump. In my mind, that makes them much more than simply "center-left/left".
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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    Quote Originally Posted by theisthanger556 View Post
    And there is mainstream media which is right-wing.

    I was talking generally.
    Personally, I don't call any of the obviously biased media mainstream. I know some would disagree with that.

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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    It obviously depends.
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    Re: Is alternative media more biased than "mainstream" media?

    It depends, so I can't pick either choice.

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