Media, including news and entertainment and also
computer search engines and public forums,
We all know that.
have had a liberal bias.
But most of us look upon the bias as a given, as dogma, as a
basic fact of life. It isn't.
There is an explanation.
This is a 44½-minute comprehensive analysis of why media,
the news and the entertainment media, have a liberal bias.
It includes the rational decisions of media executives based
on audiences that prefer liberal media, the rational
decisions of media executives based on criteria other than
their audiences, and irrational forces that afflict those in
power in the media.
First, the profit-maximizing motive of media, including but
not limited to a mentally lazy client base.
Second, the rational reasons why media executives are under
pressure to impose a liberal bias on their media even when
doing so does not maximize profit.
Third, the irrational forces that afflict media executives
and are not explainable by profit for their employers or for
The full video is closed-captioned and is very fast-moving,
with a fact density (concepts presented per unit of time)
that is extremely high.
If your intelligence is below average, do not expect to
The intended audience for this video is people who truly
want to learn about media bias, which is not the same as
people who accept media bias as a basic fact of life or who
deny that it exists.
Liberal people who deny reality will be upset.
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