How the Huffington Post Is Helping to Elect Donald Trump

The Huffington Post, founded in 2005, is one of the most popular Internet news sites, with an Alexa global traffic rank of 158 (mid-way between the WaPo and the NYT). Although it is probably the best source for real time election returns on the Internet , it has also earned a reputation as the most openly hostile and biased (major) news website reporting on Trump. It was one of the first news organizations to be banned from Trump events and routinely compares Trump to Hitler in its news stories. In comparison, the more balanced NYT and WaPo use editorials and blogs to make their Trump-Hitler case. The Huffington Post openly flaunts its contempt for Trump by concluding each news story with its standard “disclosure” warning its readers that Trump is a liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist, etc., etc. HuffPo reporting is so extreme and offensive that Trump is most likely the benefactor, while the news website is damaging its brand.  All of our sample stories are...(Read Full Article)