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What Explains Falling Confidence in the Press?
Help me figure it out. Here are five explanations, each of them a partial truth. That is my question here. Journalists were becoming better educated. They were more likely to go to journalism school, my institution. During this period, the cultural cachet of being a journalist was on the rise.
Newsrooms were getting bigger, too: Journalism was becoming less of a trade, more of a profession. Most people who study the press would say that the influence of professional standards, such as we find in this codewas rising.
So the puzzle is: More of a profession, more educated people going into journalism, a more desirable career, greater cultural standing although never great pay bigger staffs, more people to do the work … and the result of all that is less trust.
Let me be clear: Here are some possible answers. I am going to keep this post open for a week and add the best ideas I get to my list.
When you put my trust puzzler to professional journalists and I have they tend to give two replies: All institutions are less trusted. The press is just part of the trend. In66 percent had a great deal or a fair amount of trust.
If these other institutions are screwing up, or becoming less responsive, then journalists should be the ones telling us about it, right? Suppose the Catholic Church fails scandalously to deal with child abusers among its priests. If journalists help expose that, confidence in the press should rise.
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