Credibility Gap

Credibility gap is a political term that came into wide use during the 1960s and 1970s. At the time, it was most frequently used to describe public skepticism about the Lyndon B. Johnson administration's statements and policies on the Vietnam War. Today, it is used more generally to describe almost any "gap" between the reality of a situation and what politicians and government agencies say about it.
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  • Facing credibility gap, Upworthy poaches from The New York Times

    …, Viralnova and Elite Daily have all harnessed the same tools that Upworthy has, and have grown just as quickly. Pariser preaches mission, but others see tactics that sometimes run counter. “For how great the mission is, the headlines can feel inconsistent with that mission because of the way that they’re worded,”Acquistapace added. “That’s the disconnect.” The post Facing credibility gap, Upworthy poaches from The New York Times appeared first on Digiday. …

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