Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Critical thinking skills FAIL

Poll: Fox Is The Most Trusted Name In TV News - Talking Points Memo
A generation ago you would have expected Americans to place their trust in the most neutral and unbiased conveyors of news," said Public Policy Polling president Dean Debnam, in the polling memo. "But the media landscape has really changed and now they're turning more toward the outlets that tell them what they want to hear.


Reports like these make me glad the audience for all the news channels is so small. Framing it a little differently, one might argue that Fox is the top news station for those who watch the most TV -- a demographic about which you may draw your own conclusions.