Poll: Majority of Americans slam media for bias, inaccuracy, and slant

New York news watch
(AFP)

News organizations don’t care about the people they report on! Calls of inaccuracy abound! Watch out for political bias! Wow! J-school must really be shaking in its boots right now. What the heck did they teach those darn kids in school anyways!

This from AFP:

– Alexander, TheScroogeReport.com 

US public sees news media as biased, inaccurate, uncaring: poll

More than half of Americans say US news organizations are politically biased, inaccurate, and don’t care about the people they report on, a poll published Thursday showed.

And poll respondents who use the Internet as their main source of news — roughly one quarter of all Americans — were even harsher with their criticism, the poll conducted by the Pew Research Center said.

More than two-thirds of the Internet users said they felt that news organizations don’t care about the people they report on; 59 percent said their reporting was inaccurate; and 64 percent they were politically biased.

More than half — 53 percent — of Internet users also faulted the news organizations for “failing to stand up for America”.

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