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

    …-authored NYT’s innovation report, is also a veteran of public radio’s “This American Life” and gives Upworthy significant editorial clout as it attempts to raise its profile in the eyes of readers — and brands. Many in the journalism world like to turn their noses up at Upworthy, which built a huge audience on the back of you-can’t-help-but-click…

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