Mills Article A "Bombshell" Or More Tribune B.S.?
Two controversies emerged during the last presidential election. One was the claim that the media cannot be trusted. The other was the claim that the system, including the media, was rigged.
One side in the election howled that such claims were crazy. The other insisted they were true.
Whatever side one was on, recent polls indicate that the public clearly does not trust the media.
Americans' trust and confidence in the mass media "to report the news fully, accurately and fairly" has dropped to its lowest level in Gallup polling history, with 32% saying they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. This is down eight percentage points from last year.
Chicago is a place where these claims can be hashed out in the civil courts. One such test has just begun, initiated by an article from the Chicago Tribune, Report: Police Coerced Teens, about four men suing Chicago Police detectives for their supposed wrongful conviction for a 1994 rape and murder, the “Englewood Four” case....Read More