Scoring lowest on ethics poll: Telemarketers and politicians

Scoring lowest on ethics poll: Telemarketers and politicians

by WorldTribune Staff, December 21, 2018 Just 8 percent of respondents in a new Gallup poll said members of Congress have high ethical standards. Car salespeople also garnered 8 percent in terms of high ethics, while telemarketers were at 9 percent. In the Gallup poll, conducted from Dec. 3-12, journalists were rated by 33 percent […]

Poll: Americans of both parties agree major media reports are ‘fake, false, purposely misleading’

Poll: Americans of both parties agree major media reports are ‘fake, false, purposely misleading’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 A large majority of Americans say the major media are reporting news “they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading,” a poll released on June 28 found. Seventy-two percent of Americans believe “traditional major news sources report news they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading,” the […]

Poll: 70 percent blame publishers for sharp increase in politically biased media

Poll: 70 percent blame publishers for sharp increase in politically biased media

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2018 Americans see a “great deal” of political bias in news reporting these days and put the blame for it squarely on those publishing the news, a new poll found. The survey, “American Views: Trust, Media and Democracy”, from Gallup and the Knight Foundation, found that 73 percent of respondents […]

Unfair and off balance: Panic spreads even to the media class

Unfair and off balance: Panic spreads even to the media class

Wesley Pruden There’s not a dry mattress, pair of skivvies or delicate lace panty anywhere out there. The president is chasing an imaginary bird, the pollsters are choking back panic (“has our methodology been wrong?”) and the media glitteries are even more hysterical than usual (“how can anyone as wonderful as us be so wrong?”). […]