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Media Hacks: Why Our National Press Corps Is Failing the Public Abysmally

You want a serious debate about the issues? Good luck!

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And that's why we'll continue living in a democracy in which 30 percent of adults can't tell you which major party is more conservative or correctly name their sitting vice president. But they're not clueless about everything. They know when they're being poorly informed, which is why Pew tells us that, “for the second time in a decade, the believability ratings for major news organizations have suffered broad-based declines.”

Joshua Holland is Senior Digital Producer at BillMoyers.com, and host of Politics and Reality Radio. He's the author of The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy. Drop him an email or follow him on Twitter

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