THE MAKE-A-BUCK MEDIA CREATION OF DONALD TRUMP

trump-apprecticeThe money’s rolling in, and this is fun. It’s a terrible thing to say. But bring it on, Donald. Keep going.

Leslie Moonves, Chairman of CBS

It should be pretty hard to miss the decade long build up of Donald Trump as a reality TV star and his incredibly successful run for President this election cycle. If somehow this is still a bit of a mystery, you should read this recent article by Margaret Sullivan in the Washington Post to begin appreciating the downside of commercially driven entertainment and news this blog has been addressing.

You might also begin considering the lack of critical media literacy education in the U.S.

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