Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera 14 Jan 2021

Has trust in journalists, government leaders hit an all-time low?


Misinformation, disinformation and conspiracy theories have filled the vacuum left by the mistrust of media and politicians, which makes people doubt all information - both good and bad.

This has led to real-world consequences, such as the belief among some Americans that the results of the 2020 election could and should be overturned, and the hesitancy of at least one-third of the global population to take the coronavirus vaccine.

Watch the full interview with Richard Edelman, CEO of the public relations giant Edelman, which has been conducting its annual global survey, the "Edelman Trust Barometer", since 2001.'s MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down the explosive subscriber growth of Disney+. Also,'s Todd Haselton gives us a first look at Apple's new $549 AirPods Max.

00:00 -- Intro
0:37 -- Stocks post worst weekly performance since October
1:39 -- Disney+ subscriber growth surges
4:52 -- Soundcheck
6:18 -- First look: AirPods Max
9:40 -- Numbers Round
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss whether Kevin Durant should be expected to lead the Brooklyn Nets to the NBA Finals and Max says KD will be considered an all-time great if he delivers a championship to the Nets during his first contract with Brooklyn.
#FirstTake #NBA

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) provides insight into President Biden halting new oil and gas leases on federal land.
Team Rising reacts to new Vox and Quinnipiac University polls.

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