What the infographic doesn’t tell you is that Drudge Report, Infowars, and Breitbart were all founded pre-Obama Admin and have been the cornerstones of conservative media.
The Quote that stands out:
Why it matters: According to experts, digital technology has made it easier to exploit the political divisions that have always existed. Sarah Sobieraj, associate professor of Sociology at Tufts University, told CNN there has been an increase in political polarization in the U.S., but not nearly enough to account for this development. “The technological, regulatory, and media space has shifted into one in which this is profitable, and profit is the driving force.”