Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has created a veritable media circus. His climb to the top of the polls was fueled solely by his press coverage. All the wrong parties involved flourish: Trump and the corporate media. Trump’s antics fuel his media coverage, which get ratings, while he remains popular.

Watch how this relationship helps Trump and the corporate media.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He also hosts the weekly DeSmogCAST and serves as co-host for Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced