From illustrated Road to Serfdom (Tanya of libertarianism, according to Alan):
We’re half-way there. Maybe more...
(Of course, there is competition. But everything non-left, even something centrist, like Fox, is called “far-right”, and people are indoctrinated to the point that they don’t see any reason to read, watch or listen to anything but far-left or moderate-left.)
The media in general has also become a new kind of mob, providing service to other mobs, argues this op-ed.
In the medieval Western world, the most dangerous organization limiting social and intellectual progress was the Catholic Church. Today, the media took its place.