Is New York Times Bestseller List Fake News?

Conservative Publisher No Longer Recognizes New York Times Bestseller List

Is the New York Times bestseller list a real list of current bestselling books in the marketplace of ideas or is it actually fake news? It’s not a stretch to think that now fake news might even extend to the NYT bestseller list. At least, it appears that might be the situation.

Take Regnery Publishing and Marji Ross, its president and publisher. Regnery is a well known publisher of conservative books from such well known authors as Dinesh D’Souza, Ann Coulter, Newt Gingrich, and Mark Levin.

Dinesh D’Souza’s newest book is called: “The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left.” It was published in late July. While one organization that tracks book sales ranked his book #1, the NYT bestseller list placed his book at #7. Quite a bit of difference in terms of publishing prestige and a further boost to sales.

Regnery believes the New York Times is biased toward liberal books and Regnery has decided to:

  • No longer recognize the NYT Bestseller List accounting of book sales
  • No longer allow its authors to use the designation of New York Times Bestselling Author
  • No longer reward authors with bonuses for getting on the NYT Bestseller List

Further Deterioration in the Prestige and Credibility of the Old Mainstream Media

With Regnery choosing not recognize the accuracy of the NYT Bestseller List, other conservative publishers might easily follow suit. Thus, the old mainstream media continues to find its prestige and credibility further eroded.

More Proof that My Predictions in “Great News for America” Were Correct

In my book, Great News for America, that came out in January 2016, I made ten surprising predictions that were bold and powerful. This week’s news on Regnery reinforces my ninth prediction that is coming true:

  • ” … the end of the mainstream media’s influence (as we know it) …” [page 148]

Obviously, despite numerous negative news stories and polls touting Clinton’s easy victory in November, Clinton lost the election. What is also true is the old mainstream media lost much of its prestige and credibility and political influence. It is true too that the business model of the old mainstream media is damaged as well.

As I pointed out in Great News for America, a new American Constitutional Era always sees the decline of the old mainstream media and the rise of a new mainstream media. We see that playing out in modern day America. America has entered a new American Constitutional Era.

The Regnery actions show how the old mainstream media continues to decline in that dustbin of history.

Coming in January 2018 – More Great News for America

A new book, More Great News for America, by Dr. Lameiro on President Trump, the Congressional elections, and key political developments in 2018 and 2019 is planned. Watch for more information.