Why do people in Iran call the U.S. Voice of America (VOA) the "Voice of Ayatollahs"?
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Ziva Dahl is a senior fellow with the news and public policy group Haym Salomon Center. She has a Master of Arts degree in public law and government from Columbia University and an A.B. in political science from Vassar College.
According to a September 2016 Gallup poll, Americans' trust in the media to report the news “fully, accurately and fairly" has dropped to 32 percent, its lowest level in Gallup polling history. But even the most jaded among us should be shocked to learn that Agence France-Presse (AFP), the third largest international news agency after AP and Reuters, has no qualms about employing Nasser Abu Bakr for over a decade as a reporter on Israeli-Palestinian affairs.