They might as well have turned over all of this coverage to ESPN ‘s sports channels as it’s the same pre-game and post- game approach. There’s generally the same level of analysis, dominated by paid consultants who serve as attack dogs for either Trump or Clinton. Viewers no longer can tell the difference between these hired guns and CNN ‘s or MSNBC ‘s supposedly impartial analysts. Fox News of course doesn’t even pretend that its staffers are neutral. All of these TV News Channels fill the airwaves with breathless pseudo-breaking news coverage as Sullivan points out.

Margaret Sullivan column in Washinton Post