Partisans and pundits have taken the research's numbers out of context. The real story, say researchers, is that the press has unilaterally changed its role while covering the 45th president.
Some ask if a nonprofit or publicly funded model is the future. But even free money doesn't address declining trust.
100 years ago, the White House launched its first modern propaganda operation aimed at citizens. American politics, journalism and rhetoric changed forever.
Journalism takes another hit as a new survey shows plenty of media consumers think anonymous sources are a bad idea.