Press Criticism

Press Criticism

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Chip Shortage, Press Criticism, Whales

Episode: Chip Shortage, Press Criticism, Whales

  • Apr 20, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 18:56 mins

In an era of "fake news", it is unsurprising that more than half of Americans say they have little or no confidence in the news media to act in the public’s interest. But shouldn’t it be the responsibility of news outlets to earn the public’s confidence? Marist College journalism professor Kevin Lerner studies how confidence in–and criticism of–the American media has changed over time. Lerner is also the author of the book “Provoking the Press.” (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)