From Fox News to Viral Views: The Influence of Ideological Media in the 2018 Elections

  title={From Fox News to Viral Views: The Influence of Ideological Media in the 2018 Elections},
  author={Matt Grossmann and David Allen Hopkins},
  journal={The Forum},
  pages={551 - 571}
Abstract The 2018 elections marked a notable increase in the influence of ideological media over both major American parties. Conservative media sources, led by Fox News Channel, further solidified their power within the Republican Party, maintaining their traditional role of informing and mobilizing Republican voters while extending their reach to become densely integrated with Republican elites, especially President Trump. At the same time, deep antipathy to the Trump presidency among… 

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