Public Trusts President More than Journalists

The annual Harris poll of the trust garnered by each profession is out. As usual, journalism nears the bottom of the list, 16 out of 22, lower than the president and lower than another target they like to attack, business leaders.

"Would you generally trust each of the following types of people to tell the truth, or not?"

Doctors
Teachers
Scientists
Police officers
Professors
Clergymen or priests
Military officers
Judges
Accountants
The ordinary man
or woman
Civil servants
Bankers
The President
TV newscasters
Athletes
Business leaders
Journalists
Members of Congress
Pollsters
Trade union leaders
Stockbrokers
Lawyers
Actors