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Washington Post: “partisans” are responsible for lack of trust in the media

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RedState.com  http://www.redstate.com/2015/09/30/washington-post-partisans-responsible-lack-trust-media/

Washington Post: “partisans” are responsible for lack of trust in the media

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There is a new Gallup Poll out on the public’s trust in mass media and it isn’t good.
Naturally, Democrats are the most credulous audience, seemingly willing to believe most anything

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But, I believe really strongly that the decline in trust in the media is primarily attributable to partisans — whether in politics or in the media — who have a vested interest in casting the press as hopelessly biased. What better way for liberal or conservative talk radio to (a) lure listeners and (b) stoke outrage than to insist that the mainstream media is lying to you? What better way for politicians to raise money from partisans already skeptical about the media than to say the media isn’t telling the truth?

Gee, Chris, you might consider that you are part of the problem seeing as how you are paid to report biased "news."

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But, I believe really strongly that the decline in trust in the media is primarily attributable to partisans — whether in politics or in the media — who have a vested interest in casting the press as hopelessly biased. What better way for liberal or conservative talk radio to (a) lure listeners and (b) stoke outrage than to insist that the mainstream media is lying to you? What better way for politicians to raise money from partisans already skeptical about the media than to say the media isn’t telling the truth?

Gee, Chris, you might consider that you are part of the problem seeing as how you are paid to report biased "news."

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