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Stelter Blames Conservatives for Cratering Trust in Media: ‘Amplifying Propaganda’

Name: CNN


Reliable Sources

Name: Reliable Sources


Brian Stelter

Name: Brian Stelter

Employment: CNN

Position: Host, Correspondent

Event location
10/10/2021 12:18 pm
Tom (staff)
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STELTER Whenever anyone asked ░░░░░░░░ about trust in media ░░░░░░░░ try to ask what ░░░░░░░░ they mean by media ░░░░░░░░ everyone is a member ░░░░░░░░ the media now The ░░░░░░░░ includes The New York ░░░░░░░░ and also a no ░░░░░░░░ blogger So let me ░░░░░░░░ to you a different ░░░░░░░░ to think about trust ░░░░░░░░ media Reporters versus repeaters ░░░░░░░░ brand new research by ░░░░░░░░ says American trust in ░░░░░░░░ mass media is at ░░░░░░░░ lowest point since 2016 ░░░░░░░░ near a record low ░░░░░░░░ But think about it ░░░░░░░░ everyone trusts some form ░░░░░░░░ media everyone trusts something ░░░░░░░░ s just that many ░░░░░░░░ trust CNN and many ░░░░░░░░ trust Fox even though ░░░░░░░░ re not really two ░░░░░░░░ of the same coin ░░░░░░░░ it s obvious that ░░░░░░░░ pollsters ask about the ░░░░░░░░ as a whole the ░░░░░░░░ are abysmal and that ░░░░░░░░ in large part due ░░░░░░░░ Republican sentiment Do you ░░░░░░░░ on your screen here ░░░░░░░░ you see these lines ░░░░░░░░ over time the blue ░░░░░░░░ much much higher than ░░░░░░░░ red line Republican trust ░░░░░░░░ mass media is at ░░░░░░░░ bottom lows and yet ░░░░░░░░ s ratings are high ░░░░░░░░ Fox s stars are ░░░░░░░░ so there is trust ░░░░░░░░ But that chasm the ░░░░░░░░ between Democrats and Republicans ░░░░░░░░ critical to understand Democrats ░░░░░░░░ they generally trust mainline ░░░░░░░░ sources Republicans say they ░░░░░░░░ not The space between ░░░░░░░░ is Grand Canyon sized ░░░░░░░░ as Matt Gertz of ░░░░░░░░ liberal Media Matters noted ░░░░░░░░ thing about that partisan ░░░░░░░░ is that it means ░░░░░░░░ negative press coverage is ░░░░░░░░ more damaging to Democrats ░░░░░░░░ voters will believe it ░░░░░░░░ less damaging to Republicans ░░░░░░░░ voters generally won t ░░░░░░░░ it It s an ░░░░░░░░ point But the even ░░░░░░░░ point I think is ░░░░░░░░ what the press is ░░░░░░░░ s the nutritional value ░░░░░░░░ the content Is it ░░░░░░░░ by reporters or by ░░░░░░░░ So at the risk ░░░░░░░░ repeating myself a little ░░░░░░░░ OK repeaters are the ░░░░░░░░ radio shouters who tell ░░░░░░░░ to hate the other ░░░░░░░░ They re on TV ░░░░░░░░ radio telling the same ░░░░░░░░ every day Repeaters are ░░░░░░░░ like One America News ░░░░░░░░ replays Donald Trump s ░░░░░░░░ on a loop and ░░░░░░░░ random news packages made ░░░░░░░░ other companies Repeaters are ░░░░░░░░ over Facebook in hyper ░░░░░░░░ private groups that cherry ░░░░░░░░ stories and confrontational memes ░░░░░░░░ make you really rageful ░░░░░░░░ are Twitter trolls who ░░░░░░░░ amplify propaganda and try ░░░░░░░░ wear the rest of ░░░░░░░░ down with their repetition ░░░░░░░░ so much of what ░░░░░░░░ are repeating so much ░░░░░░░░ the raw material for ░░░░░░░░ yakkers and Facebook posters ░░░░░░░░ all the rest is ░░░░░░░░ reporters from the people ░░░░░░░░ to figure out what ░░░░░░░░ true not what they ░░░░░░░░ want to be true ░░░░░░░░ what is true And ░░░░░░░░ s the important part ░░░░░░░░ There are easy ways ░░░░░░░░ tell the difference between ░░░░░░░░ two between reporters and ░░░░░░░░ CNN for example has ░░░░░░░░ bureaus all around the ░░░░░░░░ all over the place ░░░░░░░░ the red dots That ░░░░░░░░ a lot of reporting ░░░░░░░░
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