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Washington Post: Cable news chatter is changing the electoral landscape

by Lisa Mathias

Karen Tumulty wrote in this week’s WaPo about the impact that the media has on politics and campaigning, especially with cable networks and the incidence of partisanship according to a network’s content and audience. The lines get blurred in some instances on some shows, and according to David Winston, audiences are not ignorant of any biases on networks and shows:

David Winston, a pollster who advises the House Republican leadership, said the opinion-driven cable shows are so established that “people know what to expect” and “sort of filter what they are looking at.”

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