Hollywood nervous that Trump is gaining on Hillary

From The Wrap:

Hollywood Democrats are getting nervous about recent polls that show the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tightening.

“I’m freaked out,” David Schneiderman, co-owner and founder of Seismic Productions and prominent Clinton supporter, told TheWrap. “I now post stuff on Facebook every day bugging all my friends to do something. No one wants to wake up to Donald Trump on November 8.”

A Tuesday CNN/ORC poll showing Trump leading Clinton in a head-to-head match for the first time in six weeks caught some of Clinton’s staunchest industry supporters and donors by surprise. It is one of the “big five” polls widely considered the most reliable — though some journalists questioned its methodology. More.

Reality check: The significant question is whether Hollywood is going the way of big legacy media in terms of the importance of its public influence. If Trump were to win despite their massively public freakouts, that would be telling.

But combing the ruins for memorabilia and trinkets wouldn’t be as important a question as what will replace them?

See also: Trump bitch slaps Washington Post—and gets away with it. Woodward and Bernstein are so yesterday. We are all our own news directors now for better or worse.

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