Are the news media manufacturing consent for Elizabeth Warren?

By Kent R. Kroeger (September 27, 2019)

Sen. Elizabeth Warren unleashing her mad charisma at Boston 2018 Pride Parade (Photo: Emma Vigeland)
Source: RealClearPolitics.com

Warren is a business law and policy expert, as she has demonstrated in the debates

Warren’s deep knowledge of economic and financial policy makes her a formidable presidential candidate, particularly on a debate stage. Bernie Sanders’ own senior economic adviser, Professor Stephanie Kelton, better known for her advocacy of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), praises Warren for her ability to explain why Sanders’ signature proposal — Medicare for All — would likely result in a net decrease in the financial burden of healthcare for the vast majority of U.S. households.

Not all candidates benefit from more media coverage — but Warren does

Despite a concerted effort from some progressives to stunt the Warren surge in the polls, the reality is that she is rising faster than any other candidate for the Democratic nomination.

Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project
Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project
Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project
Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project
Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project
Data Sources: RealClearPolitics.com and The GDELT Project

Manufacturing consent or evidence Warren is the best candidate?

If Warren were the “best” candidate to challenge Biden, wouldn’t we expect some causal flow from public support to cable news coverage, as that would indicate an independent basis for Warren’s growing popularity?

I am a survey and statistical consultant with over 30 -years experience measuring and analyzing public opinion (You can contact me at: kroeger98@yahoo.com)

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