By Todd Murphy | February 25th, 2015
If it is true that viewers already have a distrust for the media, the media is prone to exaggerate and over dramatize an issue for viewer enjoyment, and Brian Williams is not the first journalist to do this, then why are we so outraged? Has the image of the news media really been tarnished? Many would argue that the pristine shine of journalism was dulled many, many years ago.
So I pose this question in relation to Brian Williams, “Was Brian’s stretching of the RPG story really that big of a deal?” Let’s take a look at this issue in the mirror. Universal Information Services tracked the media related to this issue and used or media measurement team to discern fact from fiction. Click here to see the details and statistics that are relevant to this story.