Monday, September 14, 2009

Public's Trust in Media Accuracy and Fairness Crashes to 20-Year Low

In a rather predictable shadowing of any reliable poll taken of Barack Obama, the public’s assessment of the accuracy of news stories is now at its lowest level in 20 years. I guess that's what happens when, as a journalist, you begin to see your job as promoting an ideological agenda -- or an individual -- instead of simply reporting truthfully the news.

In the open source Internet age, biased reporting is self destructive. The only thing more self-destructive for the press is being in denial of their bias.

Read it.

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Blogger Platon said...

Absolutely agree. The same situation is in institutes of sociology.

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