US Citizen Journalism Killing the Mainstream News
RT reports on a recent Gallup poll showing that only 20% of the public trusts the mainstream news, owing to bias and bungled reporting and the rise of citizen journalism (i.e blogs like this). They quote one viewer who says something’s terribly wrong when there are major revolutions occurring across the globe – and the main headline on all the mainstream outlets concerns the break-up of Tom Cruise’s marriage.
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“Bias and bungled reporting on US news networks are behind plummeting audience numbers, according to the Gallup Poll. RT’s Marina Portnaya looks at a cutting-edge project that’s encouraging ordinary Americans to drive their country’s news agenda instead.”