Worthwhile reads: Americans’ confidence in news media remains low @ Gallup

Americans’ confidence in news media remains low 

Gone to the dogs? Survey says, “yes.”

What happens when ad space and cost cutting become the stock in trade instead of rigorous journalism? This. For once, left and right mostly agree. Something in the room smells like a turd, and we’re pointing in the same general direction.

If you’ve got a moment, why not drop a line to your local newspaper expressing how you feel about these results and what you think of the media in your area. If you actually get one in print, by all means let me know! I’d love to say I’m optimistic about the results, but honestly, I won’t be holding my breath.


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