Expert: in U.S. media noticeable bias towards supporting Clinton

MOSCOW, 10 Oct — RIA Novosti. In the American media noticeable “bias” towards the support of the Democratic candidate in the presidential elections Hillary Clinton, the elite is so scared of the “rise” of the Republican Donald trump that they are ready to do anything “not to add to his points,” said RIA Novosti Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on foreign and defense policy Fyodor Lukyanov.

On the eve of the second televised debate of candidates in US presidents. According to the results of many respected us publication, in particular the New York Times, Washington Post, Politico, AP, conducted a so-called fact-checking — a check that was said during the debate on the true. So, in statement, trump media found several times more “lies” than in the statement by Clinton.

Overall, the number of mass media of the US data, is able to reduce the rating of the democratic candidate, is paid significantly less attention than trump incriminating information, he said.

“Yes, it’s noticeable. It happens — suffice it to recall our 1996. I was still active in journalism and I remember how very many of our colleagues genuinely supported (ex-President of the Russian Federation — ed.) Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, simply because believed that the alternative would be much worse,” — said the expert.

According to him, “in America today about the same situation, when the establishment is so frightened and shocked by the rise of trump, what he wants to do everything not to add to his points”. “Quite a strange situation when the billionaire who was firmly rooted in this system, suddenly becomes a mouthpiece of the underprivileged. But now he represents contralateral mass. Of course, the elite is trying to promote the fact that trump have not gained extra points,” explained Lukyanov.

At the same time, the expert noted declining trust in the United States to the media, so any result of such “bias” in the media, yet difficult to predict. “I wonder what will be the result,” — said Lukyanov.

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