“It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS,” Moonves said at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco, according to The Hollywood Reporter — perfectly distilling what media critics have long suspected was motivating the round-the-clock coverage of Trump’s presidential bid.
CBS and corporate media have been giving Donald Trump billions of dollars worth of free advertisement, not because his every utterance is newsworthy or in the public interest, but solely for their bottom line. Greed. If you ever needed proof that huge swaths of our corporately controlled media doesn’t care about actually informing the public, then here it is.
At best, mainstream media is biased infotainment and our 4th estate is swiftly becoming a bigger joke than it already is.
Les Moonves: Trump’s run is ‘damn good for CBS’
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