Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Journalists are more trusted! Hey, wait a minute

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 […]

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Tue, December 28 2010 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Journalists are more trusted! Hey, wait a minute

Polling and the Toronto civic election

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:

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Wed, November 3 2010 » Main Page, Media, photos » Comments Off on Polling and the Toronto civic election

Enough with the ‘Jon Stewart/most trusted newscaster’ meme!!!

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.

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Sat, July 25 2009 » Main Page, Media » Comments Off on Enough with the ‘Jon Stewart/most trusted newscaster’ meme!!!

Finally, someone picked up on the PIPA survey!

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.

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Tue, November 9 2004 » * Big Picture Stuff, Main Page, Media, politics » Comments Off on Finally, someone picked up on the PIPA survey!