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Friday, September 21, 2012


Gallup is out this morning with a new poll   that contains a damning indictment of the mainstream media. 60% of Americans, an all-time high, do not trust the mass media to accurately or fairly report the news. Mind you, that isn't 60% of Republicans or conservatives, but Americans of all political persuasions. 

From Gallup:
The record distrust in the media, based on a survey conducted Sept. 6-9, 2012, also means that negativity toward the media is at an all-time high for a presidential election year. This reflects the continuation of a pattern in which negativity increases every election year compared with the year prior. The current gap between negative and positive views -- 20 percentage points -- is by far the highest Gallup has recorded since it began regularly asking the question in the 1990s. Trust in the media was much higher, and more positive than negative, in the years prior to 2004 -- as high as 72% when Gallup asked this question three times in the 1970s.


Anonymous said...

this is sure no surprise. the liberal lap dogs are killing themselves. they're the laughing stock of the world. clueless, bias and ignorant only partially describes their qualities.

Anonymous said...

You can't even call it main stream's just a branch of the democratic party

Anonymous said...

You can trust Fox News

Anonymous said...

But would they stop carrying the Administrations lies to us in an effort to become more believable? Would they consider doing their own investigative reporting?

NO. And it happens every hour on the hour. There are currently 4 "reasons" we were attacked and killed in Libya being spewed by the MSM. No wonder they are not a believable source.

Anonymous said...

I can't believe its only 60%. I can remember a time when the news was just the news - unbiased reporting by professional journalists who kept their personal beliefs to themselves. And we trusted them.

Anonymous said...

Most are a propaganda machine for socialism.

Anonymous said...

They, like the DNC, are not trustworthy. Period.
They use the same tactics as the DNC.
Lie, spin, omit.
Peripheral arguments get the attention while the true point of stories get swept under cover.
Consider the MSM talking heads, supposing to be fair, are nothing but an extension of the liberal socialists in the White House.

Anonymous said...

Because they are getting misinformation.I personally believe they are conveying what they are given.Of course there are times when the media intentionally misleads us,like in the Trayvon case,but in a way the media has been victimized by receiving false information from the powers that be.

Anonymous said...

Both sides can't be trusted, not FOX, not CBS, none of them.

They are owed by corporations. All those corps care about is $$$$$$$$$.

Even if they are fed b.s., it is their JOB to INVESTIGATE what the truth is.

That died off a long time ago.

Anonymous said...

at least with fox we get the news and opinions the "government media" won't cover or touch. i don't agree with all they do, but it's much better than the others.

by the way, glenn beck is now on dish network channel 212. also still has and

thank God we have the internet blogs and talk radio. we are getting the news, but not through the "government media".

we're still not getting enough world and geo-political news through the above sources. in fact, precious little. continue to search the web for these stories. you will be surprised what you read. not good...