Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Why CNN should Change their outdated news format


CNN known as Cable News Network has had the same 24hr repetitive news service since the 1980s since Ted Turner created it. The news that is played on the network is mainly of a political nature and less of what is happening around the U.S. The news network plays the same news constantly and they keep reporting it as breaking news when they have repeated it for over an hour.

Fox News has contrasted itself because it promotes news from around the U.S. and abroad along with political news all with a conservative point of view. Although Fox News has propagated fake news and false reporting, it's the appearance of promoting real news is in its format. Often beating CNN in ratings with editorial shows like Hannity.

Although CNN has news shows like Cuomo and Anderson Cooper 360, it doesn't differentiate itself from the political news of the day and is a continuation of the daytime news coverage.

CNN should cover more topics the way PBS does; it covers interesting world news topics, local news around the US, some topics such as poverty, homelessness, gun control issues, laws being changed around the state and federal level.

CNN has introduced some documentaries such as the history of comedy and the Windsors examples of entertainment content that lacks the credibility of a news source by promoting these entertainment value content.

CNN should change its format to attract more viewers of both conservative and liberal viewers simply by reporting more national and international news and less political news.

A side note the media, in general, has lost credibility with the public due to the way news is covered and the subject matter covered or not covered in many instances.  Example: media trying to steer the public towards one political candidate by ignoring other candidates in coverage or in debate questions.  Example: Andrew Yang was ignored in New Hampshire debate all questions went to Buttliegieg and Klobuchar.  Klobuchar came in third place.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Why Trump is so strong with base






No one understands especially voters from the left or moderate voters how Trump has managed to sustain such loyalty with his strong Republican base. Some of the reasons why Trump does so well with his base is that he said what he would do if placed in office and he has kept his word; at least most of his promises.  He promised to crack down on illegal immigration; build a wall and have Mexico pay for it, which he couldn't do. Instead, taxpayers are paying for the way; Trump passed a tax plan that helps corporations and the rich; eliminated tax deductions for regular taxpayers that they got less back on their annual tax refunds; Trump's base will rationalize that he cut payroll taxes so they got more in their paychecks even if it's not a great difference. Trump promised to eliminate Obamacare and is currently in the supreme court trying to overturn it. Trump promised to pack federal courts with conservative judges which he has along with Mc Connell.  On the surface, it looks like he kept his promises to his base. Secondly, the power of celebrity, his base has seen Trump as a successful businessman on the apprentice for ten years.  They believe in his success despite his record of bankruptcies. Trump is good at media manipulation.
Thirdly, the scapegoating of immigrants for job loss when in reality Andrew Yang accurately described the issues of automation and technology taking over manufacturing and lower-level skilled jobs over.  
Fourth, conservative media especially Fox News and talk radio which promotes false and propaganda for the white house. Half the country is being fed false narratives and pro-White House propaganda to fuel his popularity.
Fifth, fueling mistrust and doubt in traditional media so when the media accurately reports on what the administration does; they can dispute and cast doubt on the facts to the American public. 
Sixth, Trump speaks in plain English and doesn't speak in political speaking terms that confuse constituents like other politicians. Trump is himself and makes no apology for it and I think his base admires that he doesn't try to change or modify himself for political expediency.