I just had to post a linkage to this article written by a blogger who sounds like they have a good head on their shoulders. Sometimes, I can completely understand 'middle-America' read, "Republican and Conservative, mostly, but not exclusively" contempt for the 4th Estate.
I think you can make the case that when they throw around terms like "Elitist", it's not always having to do with "left-wing, liberal" viewpoints. Sometimes, I think, it may just be the entire condenscending attitude the media (and more importantly, those arrogant guys and gals in the sharp suits) have toward 'the people'.
Right On Melissa McEwan!