Further Decline in Credibility
Ratings for Most News Organizations
For the second time in a decade, the believability ratings for major news organizations have suffered broad-based declines. In the new survey, the credibility ratings have fallen significantly for nine of 13 news organizations tested. The falloff affects news organizations in most sectors, including national newspapers such as the New York Times and USA Today and all three cable news networks. Read more
Sept. 5, 2012 - Four years ago, voters' descriptions of Barack Obama focused on his newness on the political scene and "change" was the most frequently-used positive term. According to a new Pew Research/Washington Post poll released today, the public's descriptions now reflect the mixed views of his presidency: "Good," "trying," "failure," and "incompetent."
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See also: Joe Biden in a Word: 'Good,' 'Idiot'