Again, apply this to anything. If 99% of the people around you are saying your new gf is horrible, your potential car choice is not a good one, that you shouldn’t order that one item off the menu, do you always double down, ignore all of that advice, and just start randomly searching out other people until you get someone to agree with you and then only listen to them? That’s Trump supporters.
It’s time for some updated FCC regulations. Slap it on cable “news”, monopolized local news groups, and social media. Producing bonafide news only part of the time should mean that you are not allowed to call yourself news or journalism – ever. That’s entertainment. Easy. Done. Start big fines and maybe tax the crap out of these mega-producers of fake news.