Why It's A Great Time To Attack 'The Media'
Republican candidates attacking "the media" jibes with a public whose trust in it is at an all-time low, driven by perceptions of bias.By Sebastian Martinez | October 29, 2015
"The questions that have been asked so far in this debate illustrate why the American people don't trust the media," Sen. Ted Cruz said during the CNBC debate Wednesday.
Ted Cruz is right when he says the American people don't trust the media, and that's one reason GOP candidates have been on the offensive.
A Gallup poll from September showed trust in the mass media is at an all-time low, down 15 points from 1999.