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Public Trust in Journalism
The President uses highly-charged rhetoric. The media respond with matching vitriol. Public trust in journalism hits a new low. When a news outlet such as the New York Times chooses to publish an op-ed from an anonymous source from a “senior administration official” the temperature on both sides raises by 20 degrees. Did the anonymous further piece jeopardize journalistic credibility? Should the New York Times name its source? Click here for the full article. See ME Case 15.