In a trend that seems to jive with personal and collective intuition, viewership of mainstream media sources is in decline. Perhaps the public is finally catching wise to the joke disguising itself as ‘news media’ – or perhaps as a people, we simply no longer care. With the internet a bigger-than-ever source of information and entertainment, the draw of old-fashioned TV is also in decline.
An article by globalresearch in March 2014 reports:
In total, the combined viewership of all three major cable news channels, Fox News, CNN and MSNBC, dropped 11% to its smallest audience since 2007. Mainstream Media Decline: Are Fox News, CNN and MSNBC Losing the “Information War”?
Another 2014 source by Markeydailynews asks, Is the mainstream media dying? It notes that in particular, “The key 25 to 52-year old demographic is in decline”. Is The Mainstream Media Dying?
In a video below, Hilary Clinton complains that the US is “losing the information war”. Well, good riddance.