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MSgt Danny Hope
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Credibility is a fragile thing
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MSgt Steve Sweeney
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"Now a Morning Consult/Politico survey out yesterday says that nearly half of voters—46 percent--believe major news organizations fabricate stories about Trump. Another 37 percent do not."

What voters, or people in general believe has absolutely nothing to do with what actually happened, or the veracity of any given story. The opinion about what people believe is even farther removed from reality. Truth is biased.
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SSgt Christopher Brose
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You're missing the point. The news industry has one currency -- credibility. What people believe does not determine what the truth is, but it sure as hell determines where they tune their TVs. When people decide the traditional news networks are no longer credible, they go elsewhere for their news.
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MSgt Steve Sweeney
MSgt Steve Sweeney
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SSgt Christopher Brose - I would like to believe that, but it just isn't so. "News" in the 24/7 news cycle is driven by sensationalism in a bid to get clicks or eyeballs on the screen which, in turn, leads to dollars from advertisers. That is the game. Networks are not getting paid for their credibility. You are correct, however, What people believe determines where people tune in; that has absolutely nothing to do with what is true... just what people believe. It is much easier to feed a confirmation bias, from both ends. If credibility were the name of the game, CSPAN would be a leading network.
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MSgt Danny Hope
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Credibility is a fickle thing.
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