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Usually left- or right-wing media grows when it's in the opposition: Rush Limbaugh and Fox News rose during the Clinton years; HuffPost and Daily Kos launched with George W. Bush in the White House.
But major conservative media outlets are growing in the Trump era, broadening coverage and audience, Axios media trends expert Sara Fischer finds.
An analysis of conservative websites by the Columbia Journalism Review found a rise in right-wing web "tabloidism" since President Trump took office.
This has long been a tactic of The Hill, a Washington-based outlet that boasts high social traffic numbers by covering breaking news quickly.
On social media, Ben Shapiro's Daily Wire and Breitbart rank high among the news publishers with the highest engagement on Facebook in 2019.
On TV, Fox News continues to dominate virtually every metric.
Podcasts have also given rise to up-and-coming right-leaning personalities.
A comparison of a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll with one from 20 years ago finds a huge change in what Americans say they value most:
Why it matters, per The Journal: The poll highlights the difficulty "2020 presidential candidates will likely face in crafting a unifying message" for a divided country and increasingly diverse society.
President Trump said at the G7 summit in France today that he now foresees a U.S.-China trade deal, after his negotiators received two "very good calls" from Beijing yesterday, AP reports.
Why it matters: A wide array of business organizations warned over the weekend that American consumers and workers will soon be caught in the trade-war crossfire, the N.Y. Times' Nathaniel Popper reports.
As Paris prepared to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its liberation from the Nazis, a firefighter adjusted the French flag on the Eiffel Tower.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who's taking a hard line on Brexit, greets European Council President Donald Tusk.
Washington, D.C., has the highest rate of hate crimes per capita of any major city in the U.S., Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University at San Bernardino, tells the WashPost's Michael Miller.
"The Post examined all 204 incidents investigated by police as hate crimes, interviewing two dozen victims and a handful of suspects."
To address climate change on the level scientists say we must, the world would need to slash its use of oil, natural gas and coal within 30 years, a Herculean task given our deep dependence, Axios' Amy Harder writes in her "Harder Line" column.
What’s next: If a Democrat wins the White House, America will suddenly be a political and technical test case for policies to swiftly reduce fossil-fuel use.
The stunning retirement at age 29 by Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck, once one of the nation's most promising young athletes, raises massive questions for the NFL about the toll the game takes on its top talent.
Luck puts a new face on how dangerous and debilitating the sport can be:
In South Williamsport, Pa., the boys from River Ridge, La., shut out Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island, 8-0, in the Little League World Series Championship game, taking home the state's first Little League title.
Louisiana won six games in eight days, with victories over some of the tournament's best teams, including Oregon, New Jersey and Virginia.
Home plate umpire Kelly Elliott Dine became just the second woman to call balls and strikes for a Little League title game.
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