(Kettering Foundation Grant, How Has Trust in Journalists and Media Changed Over Time, $19,825.)
Abstract: The public is very critical of journalists and of the news media. It hardly matters what question is asked. The actual performance of those in journalism and of their organizations is viewed critically by citizens. The public has become more critical of journalists and of news organizations over time. Trust and confidence have decreased, as has the sense that journalists are ethical.
What does it mean to have a presidential image? A multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis measuring Trump and Biden in 2020.
Abstract: U.S. presidential candidates aspire to have a “presidential image.” Political communication researchers, media pundits, political scientists, pollsters, campaign consultants, and other political marketers speculate about who is “presidential” and […]