The best news stories of the week in 2018
The Washington D.C. metro area is a bit like the United States in that it is dominated by media.
This has led to a lot of misinformation about local and national news.
Here are some of the most common misperceptions about local news.1.
We have the highest number of mass shootings per capita in the country.2.
The news media are too critical.3.
The media have too much money.4.
There is no independent news media.5.
The government is not telling us the truth about what is happening in the world.6.
Our newspapers are full of lies.7.
We do not have enough guns in the United State.8.
We are not safe.9.
The president is a fraud.10.
We can’t trust the news media anymore.