their master’s message

Poll: News media’s credibility plunges to all-time low.

Americans believe news coverage is inaccurate and biased.

At George Washington’s blog:

I would argue that mainstream newspapers haven’t just lost readers because of the Internet as an abstract new medium, but that they lost readers because they became – with some exceptions – nothing but official stenographers for the powers-that-be. No wonder people have lost all faith in them.