Archive for the 'media culture' Category

14 January, 2020

Posted by Socrates in conservatism, conservatives, illegal immigration, immigration, Inc., media, media control, media culture, neocon ideology, Neocons, populism, Socrates, Trump, Trump's border wall, Trump's policies at 12:46 pm | Permanent Link

Say what you will about Donald Trump, but he can be credited with 3 very important things in America: 1. Destroying the credibility of the mainstream media. 2. Killing “mainstream conservatism,” which never conserved anything and was a joke in American politics. 3. Making illegal immigration (and a border wall) a central policy (and not […]

28 October, 2019

Posted by Socrates in media, media criticism, media culture, media-ocracy, pop culture, pop culture vs. real culture, Socrates, Trump, Trump-as-a-fascist, Trumpphobia at 3:09 pm | Permanent Link

Is Donald Trump a polarizing figure? No. The media made him into a polarizing figure. Big difference there. The media decides who’s controversial, and therefore polarizing, and who isn’t. Citizens are expected to respond accordingly, and some do. BBC News quote, 10/28: “Trump booed at Washington DC baseball match; President Trump was booed while watching […]