And by “cheerleading”, I do mean actual, literal cheerleading.
When CNN rolled out the red carpet for Hillary Clinton’s town-hall interview with Christiane Amanpour, they did more than just build a set and invite an audience to participate. According to the Washington Post’s Erik Wemple, who attended the event, CNN warmed up the crowd for Hillary and even coached them on how to cheer and make noise to demonstrate enthusiasm for the former Secretary of State.
There's more here. But all the talk about the “Mainstream” News Media being in the tank for Democrats is just right-wing paranoia, don’tcha know.