Lamestream Media

What does lamestream media mean?

Lame mainstream media

Lamestream media is a term used to criticize perceived bias exhibited by mainstream media. It was popularly used by Sarah Palin in 2009 to describe the liberal leanings of mainstream media.

Most media outlets in America are owned by a small amount of companies, which include Viacom, CBS, Time Warner, Disney, News Corporation, and Comcast. Many conservatives fear that the news outlets spread liberal notions and criticize their practices.


Did you see the story about Democratic spending?
Of course not, the lamestream media buried the story

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Updated September 29, 2016

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