In the past week, the mainstream media has tried it’s best to take down the new media. Vox, the New York Times, and CNET have been at the forefront of this attack, and as it stands today, they have succeeded in shutting down several new media personalities.
YouTube has been the face of the new media due to its decentralized nature and a wide variety of opinions. The New York Times wrote a hit piece calling many liberals members of the far-right, Vox contributor Carlos Maza had Steven Crowder of Blaze TV demonetized, and a CNET writer wrote a hit piece about podcast host, Jeremy Hambly, better known as TheQuartering. All these pieces coming out in quick succession has triggered drastic changes to YouTube that have left many on the right penniless.
Here is what happened and what it means for the new media: