Subject: With reports of journalists taking cash from Fusion GPS, is it any wonder the media isn't trusted?
By Monica Showalter
A new poll from Zogby Analytics shows that the big three networks (ABC,
NBC and CBS) and the top three newspapers (The New York Times, the Los
Angeles Times, and the Washington Post) are less trusted than ever. The
poll shows that for the first time, more voters distrust them than trust
them. Bias, activism - and now, being paid off - if they aren't at the
root of the problem, are only adding to it.
The bias of course, is part of a longstanding trend. We all know the media
is leftwing. They take money from the Clinton Foundation, hire leftwing
political operatives as supposedly objective hosts and commentators,
ignore important stories, refuse to ask certain questions and don't even
try to hide it anymore. It's why stories single sides of issues are the
dominant 'narrative,' and activists are having a field day. The perception
that Donald Trump was not getting a fair shake from the media is one
reason why many voters pulled the lever for Trump. Last September, the
Media Research Center found that 91% of the press coverage of Trump was
full-blown negative. No matter what Trump did, the leftists ruling the
mainstream press didn't like it.
According to a Washington Times report: