Here is a great article from Gallup to help set the stage of our class discussion and lecture on Monday. Please read the entire article and comment.
Perceptions of liberal bias still far outnumber perceptions of conservative bias
by Lymari Morales
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the fourth straight year, the majority of Americans say they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly. The 57% who now say this is a record high by one percentage point.
1997-2010 Trend: In General, How Much Trust and Confidence Do You Have in the Mass Media When It Comes to Reporting the News Fully, Accurately, and Fairly?