trust in media
People value accuracy, timeliness and clarity above all else.
Jon Stewart may not be the most trusted man in news, but he's more trusted than MSNBC, according to a new survey by the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute.
Trust in the media is down. The party line is that the fault lies with the media, that media needs to be and be seen as more trustworthy.
Keith Olbermann has expressed concern about the influence of corporate ownership of news media. Until Al Gore entered the picture it was impossible to fully quantify the impact of corporate ownership of news. With his new show, we'll finally see.