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Trust in news media takes a hit
during Trump presidency

Associated Press, by Laurie Kellman & Jonathan Drew

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/15/2018 2:04:00 PM

RALEIGH, N.C.— When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what’s really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver conflicting accounts tainted by politics, he says.“Where is the truth?” asks the 47-year-old North Carolina resident.Answering that question accurately is a cornerstone of any functioning democracy, according to none other than Thomas Jefferson. But a year into Donald Trump’s fact-bending, media-bashing presidency, Americans are increasingly confused about who can be trusted to tell them reliably what their government and their commander in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/15/2018 2:09:39 PM     (No. 11511313)

I have not believed the media 50 years. AP, get a clue.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mfm, 1/15/2018 2:12:46 PM     (No. 11511317)

Such garbage, even for AP..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/15/2018 2:22:40 PM     (No. 11511335)

Nope. Sorry, Laurie and Johnny, we´re not confused at all. We know exactly who not to trust, and you´re part of it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Omen, 1/15/2018 2:47:10 PM     (No. 11511367)

Just listen to Rush.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/15/2018 2:59:09 PM     (No. 11511392)

The media has caused their own problems by constantly harassing President Trump by mischaracterizing what he has said, along with their nitpicking, misleading, and many times totally fake news that a few days later is usually debunked.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: citizen, 1/15/2018 3:00:53 PM     (No. 11511394)

Evidently not so many are confused judging by the 2016 election..the msm monopoly has ended.
Want the truth..view the news through your own principles and you can´t go wrong.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 1/15/2018 3:06:38 PM     (No. 11511403)

This is really funny.

The AssPress - - the world´s largest source of fake news - - investigates trust in the media.

Don´t these people have any concept of irony?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bobgray2, 1/15/2018 3:28:05 PM     (No. 11511438)

We are not confused, we know exactly who not to trust, and the AP is right there at the top of that list. Followed closely by the alphabet networks. Fox tries so hard to be fair and balanced, that you can only believe about half of their reporting.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tank, 1/15/2018 4:01:48 PM     (No. 11511465)

In other news, the sky is blue, water is wet, and bears repeatedly do certain things in the woods.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/15/2018 4:44:57 PM     (No. 11511505)

"Taunted on Twitter by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump responded Jan. 3 that his own nuclear button “is a much bigger and powerful one than his, and my Button works!” There is no such physical button."

I am stunned that this was written from a major news source! There is no physical button is evidence that Trump is dishonest? REALLY?? This is what media is reduced to and they wonder why we don´t trust them?

They are childish IDIOTS and Trump treats them that way and they react as a child would, with tantrums and holding their breath until they turn blue.

"He still insists there were millions of illegal votes cast in the 2016 election, even though there’s no such evidence."

No evidence because Blue states refuse to cooperate in examining illegal voting practices. It´s like removing all the police from traffic enforcement in California and then claiming no one is speeding in California. We KNOW it´s a lie. We know it because it is leaking out in small scale verified instances.

"He also falsely claimed that Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower in the campaign."

But we KNOW he was being spied upon by intelligence agencies before the election and after he was elected President.

This article REEKS with lies and deceit and is prime proof WHY people should NOT trust the media.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: volksford, 1/15/2018 5:07:15 PM     (No. 11511525)

Two heads are better than one...Laurie and Jonathan shoot the hell out of that theory.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dvc, 1/15/2018 5:24:16 PM     (No. 11511539)

Ya THINK?

Gee, I wonder why?

Perhaps it is the hundreds of Fake News articles and reports that they put out about Trump?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/15/2018 5:25:13 PM     (No. 11511540)

It´s been decades since you could trust the press. I cancelled the Seattle Times the day Timothy McVeigh bombed the building in Oklahoma....right there on the front page the Seattle Times blamed Rush Limbaugh. I couldn´t dial the Times any faster.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: strike3, 1/15/2018 7:22:51 PM     (No. 11511659)

"takes a hit" It took a full size bunker buster dead center. There is absolutely no trust left.

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