US Presidential Elections 2016: Why US Media Needs To Introspect

The upset might have been stunning, as most headlines tomorrow would say, but the media willingly ignored the strong undercurrent in favour of Donald J Trump and stuck its head out for Hillary Clinton. Trump had always cautioned his supporters: Don’t believe everything that they write about me. Agreed, he is full of contradictions, a misogynist and a xenophobe, but does it warrant for the media to adopt a partisan approach at a time when the country was deeply divided?