Here's a little thought experiment to try at home. It might hurt a little bit, but the payoff will be worth it. It concerns the news that the latest Gallup poll shows that only 40 percent of Americans have much trust in the news media.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Gallup poll shows distrust of news media
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