I reflexively retweeted this: globeandmail Canadians trust doctors less, journalists more: poll http://tgam.ca/BPxT And how much trust is that? What company are journalists keeping? From the Montreal Gazette story: Speaking of media, national trust in journalists increased by one per cent, to 32 per cent, placing reporters a notch below auto mechanics, but one above […]
Toronto Star columnist Royson James has penned a useful column about polling in Toronto’s recently concluded civic election. Read the whole thing, but here is an excerpt on what the media could do better:
I can’t believe people who have more than a high-school education are citing some crappy Time.com online poll as evidence that Daily Show host Jon Stewart is now the most trusted newscaster in America.
The NYT’s Bob Herbert has written belatedly about the Program on International Policy Attitudes study on Bush and Kerry supporters — and how the Bushies had their heads up their asses (my words, not Herbert’s) on many key issues.