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Trust in Media

America's Weakened Institutions: A Call for Ethical Action

Terry Newell | Posted 11.02.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

Criticism of Donald Trump for charging that the upcoming election is "rigged" rightly focuses on the threat his comments pose to the perceived legitim...

Hardly Anyone Trusts The Media Anymore

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.18.2016 | Media

Only 6 percent of people say they have a great deal of confidence in the press, about the same level of trust Americans have in Congress, according to...

Jon Stewart Is A More Trusted News Source Than MSNBC, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Media

Jon Stewart may not be the most trusted man in news, but he's more trusted than MSNBC, according to a new survey by the Brookings Institution and the ...

Yay! You Don't Hate Us As Much!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media

Congrats, journalists: you're not as hated as you were last year! That piece of moderately OK news came from Gallup on Thursday, when the polling g...

WATCH: Hannity Attacks Brian Williams

Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

Sean Hannity laid into Brian Williams' on his Fox News program Tuesday night for revealing during an interview that he has "profound disappointments i...

Trust in Media Down: Bias? Or Paranoia?

Charles H. Green | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Charles H. Green

Trust in the media is down. The party line is that the fault lies with the media, that media needs to be and be seen as more trustworthy.

U.S. Distrust In Media Hits Record High

Posted 09.21.2012 | Media

A new Gallup poll released on Friday found that U.S. distrust in the media hit a record high. The results are based off a survey distributed betwee...

Al Gore and Keith Olbermann: A Moment of Truth for Cable News

Brent Budowsky | Posted 06.28.2011 | Media
Brent Budowsky

Keith Olbermann has expressed concern about the influence of corporate ownership of news media. Until Al Gore entered the picture it was impossible to fully quantify the impact of corporate ownership of news. With his new show, we'll finally see.