Most mainstream media did much better than in the 2016 election. And then there was Murdoch, Fox News and the New York Post

No matter who wins the presidency in the coming days, much of the mainstream media can already consider itself a victor compared to 2016 for their persistent, serious-minded, citizen-focused coverage of this monumental election. Amid an unprecedented storm of nation-changing stories, ranging from the devastation caused by COVID-19 to the reckoning and widespread protests over centuries of racial injustice, most of the country’s leading news platforms have gone far beyond the all-too-usual horse race focus to offer in-depth coverage of such stories as voter suppression and foreign interference in the election. (Balt Sun)

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