60 Minutes/Vanity Fair Poll: The news media

Welcome to the 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll for May 2017. There will always be muckrakers, they’ve been around since Adams vs. Jefferson in 1796 and there are plenty at play today. In simpler times, reporters turned a blind eye to things like FDR’s polio and JFK’s dalliances but that ship has sailed. Today’s 24/7 reporting fueled by social media never stops. …

By more than a 3-to-1 margin, Americans view the freedom of the press in a democracy as a necessary check on political power. CONT.

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