Trust in traditional media has declined to an all-time low. For 1st time ever, fewer than half of all Americans have trust in traditional media. Trust in social media has hit an all-time low of 27%. Forces driving increasing mistrust are global & systemic.
“In an era when large portions of Americans think mainstream media is a tool of the left, a tad less bootlicking could help build trust among media skeptics.”
For the first time ever, fewer than half of all Americans have trust in traditional media.
"As our nation battles the invisible enemy, we reaffirm that Americans believe in the power of prayer. We give thanks for the majesty of creation and for the gift of eternal life and we place our trust in the hands of almighty God."
Fauci on who Americans should trust when it comes to COVID-19: "You can trust respected medical authorities... who have a track record of telling the truth." Adds that's "the safest bet."
Smart move. These institutions, and in particular the FBI, have been corrupted at the top and need a thorough cleaning before they gain back the trust Americans once bestowed upon them.
So, we shouldn't trust the press. And he wants to talk to Americans directly. Gotcha. Let's listen to his own words.