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Posts tagged with ‘MSNBC’

  • Time for a revival of journalism

    By Jeffrey M. McCall on October 17, 2014
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    The dim news for the journalism industry just keeps coming. A recent Gallup news poll shows public trust of the media is at historic lows. Just 40 percent of the public has a measure of trust in the media. This long-term trend indicates trust in the media has dropped 15 percentage points during the last 15 years. Citizens say the […]
  • Serious economic analysis scarce on network TV

    By Jeffrey M. McCall on April 28, 2014
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    Network television newsrooms often must cover stories for which they have no internal experts. That’s why aeronautic engineers and pilots are put on the air to analyze airplane emergencies. Judges and lawyers are paraded out to discuss whatever sensational trial hits the news agenda. When it comes to news of the economy, however, TV news has little interest in talking […]
  • Journalistic Blunders Hurting Confidence

    By Jeffrey M. McCall on December 18, 2013
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    Network television news executives wanting to know why ratings continue to decline can find the answer in a growing string of professional blunders within their industry. Polls show public confidence in network television news is eroding. Audiences leave to get news from the Internet, or worse, don’t consume news at all. Cable news outlets have suffered deep losses across the […]
  • Throwing the Book at Civic Knowledge

    By Bruce Hetrick on August 21, 2013
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    Years ago, education advocate Mary Ann Sullivan invited me to visit the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School—then a new charter school in Indianapolis. We drove to the Meadows neighborhood, had breakfast in a school conference room, heard from Principal Marcus Robinson and met some of the founding board members. Then we got a history lesson I’ve never forgotten. Here’s how […]