The Other Populist Media: The Rise of The Prog-Left and the Decline of Legacy Media?

Nolan Higdon & Jen Lyons
This exploratory qualitative study utilizes a conceptual content analysis to better understand the prog-left media ecosystem. Prog-left media is short for the progressive left media in the U.S. The use of the term, “progressive” distinguishes them from the center left of the American political spectrum. We performed two rounds of coding on seven prog-left programs that appeared between June 2019 and January 2021. During the second cycle of coding, we used pattern coding to categorize...

Registration Year

  • 2022

Resource Types

  • Journal Article


  • University of Nevada Reno
  • University of California, Santa Cruz