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The Indianapolis Star reported Indiana Governor Mike Pence planned to begin a media outlet called “Just IN.”

This would have been a website run by the state to break stories and disseminate information to news organizations.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the troubling trend of the White House trying to control the stories written by journalists.

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the perils for reporters who get too close to the people they’re covering.

Shop Talk - March 6

Mar 6, 2012

This week's topic is about a survey of Americans' trust of news sources.

The Poynter Institute reports the survey was commissioned by Craiglist founder Craig Newmark. A polling firm interviewed 1,001 people. Land line phones and cell phones were called.

The survey found newspapers are the most trusted source of news -- 22% of respondents considered newspapers to be credible.  21% chose cable and network news.