is Fox News Really All That Powerful?
Sometimes, it takes just one tweet to spark a debate.
This month, the journalist Matt Taibbi suggested that the “financial/educational/political elite” hold real influence in America — not Fox and its viewers. According to Taibbi, America is controlled by the sensibilities of the few — especially those who run tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter. But where does that leave politicians, or the media, in the struggle for power in America?
This week, Jane Coaston debates who’s really wielding power in America right now and to what ends, with...