(The people say they want accuracy above all else. Problem for the MSM is, it’s the independent journalists out here which highlight just how inaccurate the lying corporate media have become. Solution? Stop the lying? Ban the Mockingbirds? Or… get rid of the independent journalist and their access to the internet. Aha! We have a winner!)
by Nick Visser, from the Lying “alternative” 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 a new survey released on Sunday.
The study mirrors past reports that found the public’s trust in mass media has reached historic lows, according to data gathered by the Media Insight Project, a partnership between The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute. The report found faith in the press was just slightly higher than the 4 percent of people who said they trusted Congress.
Alongside the dire findings, the report found respondents valued accuracy above all else, with 85 percent of people saying it was extremely important to avoid errors in coverage. Timeliness and clarity followed closely, with 76 percent and 72 percent respectively saying those attributes were imperative among media sources.
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