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Americans’ Confidence in TV News at All-Time Low

Americans’ confidence in television news has never been lower, according to a new Gallup poll.

Only 21% of adults polled expressed a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in TV news.  That’s the lowest percentage ever registered by Gallup since the organization began tracking confidence in TV news in 1993.  Last year, the figure was 27%.

Gallup conducted its annual survey on confidence in U.S. institutions in early June and the organization points out that the latest findings preceded the erroneous initial reports from CNN and Fox News about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent health care ruling. Read more

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Should More Gay Anchors Come Out of the Closet?

“The fact is, I’m gay, always have been, always will be,” CNN’s Anderson Cooper announced this week, ending years of speculation about his sexual orientation.

Now that Cooper has come out of the closet, should more gay news anchors do the same? Vote in our poll and we’ll share the results later this week.