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Recently, the Washington Post, Yahoo News, Time, the Columbia Journal Review and a host of other news organizations reported on a Center for Public Integrity study detailing the federal campaign-finance filings of journalists, reporters, news editors, television news anchors and other donors working in journalism. The study found that 96 percent of those contributions – or about $382,000 – went to the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, while the remainder went to Donald Trump.
If you can directly translate donations into votes, that would mean journalists are a more solidly Democratic voting bloc than even African-Americans. With lopsided leanings like that, it’s only plausible that the media would tilt toward liberal reporting.CNN, picking up on his momentum, has moved four contests in Trump’s direction.
— Maine’s 2nd Congressional District moves from “battleground” to “lean Republican”
— New Hampshire moves from “lean Democrat” to “battleground”
— Ohio moves from from “battleground” to “lean Republican”
— Utah from “battleground” to “lean Republican”