Saturday, October 22, 2016

Trump TV: Donald's Revenge

Donald Trump may go full Berlusconi if he loses the US presidential election, with rumors swirling of his plans to launch his own television news network, which some have dubbed 'Trump TV':

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/2016-presidential-debates/donald-trump-tv-network-could-be-just-three-months-away-n668901

http://www.salon.com/2016/10/20/trump-tv-is-definitely-coming-be-afraid-but-what-the-hell-will-it-look-like/

Trump himself took another opportunity to slam the overwhelming media bias favoring  Hillary Clinton in this election, by making some barbed jokes in his speech at a charity dinner the other night:



Non-Leftist Indians have never bothered to try pursuing their own Berlusconi strategy in creating their own TV news alternatives. Right now we've got Arnab/NewsHour and a few others, but nobody cares enough to deepen the field of choice.

In the age of Apple-TV and other purely internet-based digital distribution services, new possibilities exist for content providers to connect with mass audiences.


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