How the media’s unfolding-election narrative serves Trump

blog post from Columbia Journalism Review

It is now vanishingly unlikely that President Trump has won the election. Joe Biden has, since Wednesday now, sat stubbornly frozen on 253 or 264 confirmed Electoral College votes, depending on which outlets you follow. Yesterday, as newly-counted votes narrowed Biden’s hold on Arizona, Fox and the Associated Press stood by their Tuesday-night calls, even as some Fox commentators cast their doubt; other newsrooms waited. In Nevada, well-respected observers said they’d seen enough to believe...


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