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Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Celebrate the lack of trust in media!

Fall-off in trust of Republicans in US media is the hed in effect offered by the latest Pew survey on the news audience.

Howie Kurtz, though he doesn't say as much, seems to think that's a bad thing. My angle : how come Democrats are lagging behind?

There was a discussion on the report at Brookings.

(More comments when I've read the actual report. But one stat surprises me: 47% of men say they're regular newspaper readers, but only 37% of women. Doesn't fit with the lumpen male stereotype: perhaps (let me anticipate the harpies) most of the 47% stick to the sports section, though...)

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