Confidence in TV news at all-time low

Americans' confidence in television news has hit an all-time low, according to a new survey by Gallup. Twenty-one percent of the 1,004 adults polled said they had "a great deal" or "a lot" of confidence in television news media, continuing a steady decli Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via Jay Rosen
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Subjects: Media, Entertainment
Topics: Journalism, TV
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jul 10, 2012 - 10:17 PM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Jul 11, 2012 - 8:13 AM PDT
In Coop
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by In Coop - Jul. 15, 2012

It appears genuine.

Consumer confidence has waned as the quality of news journalists have declined. News reports on reality-celebs, sex,drugs, and rock & roll, replacing news events that shape the world we live in are clear illustrations that journalists today have no interest in real news. They are looking for that next big viral incident that will garner industry & public acclaim at any cost. The ESPN reporters who destroyed Bernie Fine present a typical example. They used a sound bite to destroy a ... More »

News media reporting has become nothing more than “Hype” & “Snipe” More »

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Alexandria Rainey
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by Alexandria Rainey - Mar. 27, 2013

I think this is an example of good journalism, because it is very factual. It lists many statistics about how audiences view the news, whether its on television or the newspaper. It is also very interesting to know that Congress is the least trusted news institution among Americans, while the military is ranked in the highest esteem. I think this is because the American government is so corrupt that many citizens are confused as to what to believe. Our government does not always tell us the direct truth because of various reasons, so the public begins to form their own opinions about certain things. I think that the military is the most trusted news outlet because they risk their lives to keep our country safe and Americans have ... More »

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