US views on honesty and ethical standards in professions.
So surprising. Not that Nurses and Grade School Teachers are at the top, nor that Lobbyists and Members of Congress are in the dump (I mean, really in the dump with a score of 8!!!!).
It is surprising that Clergy are only ranked #7. How can we be doing the work of God, the actual literal God, and rate so low on honesty and ethical standards?
Judges are just 45. #heartbreaking
Print journalism is still a tiny smidgen better than TV. Not by much, but I do agree print is better - not having the same "real-time real reporting" dog race helps.
I've save the best for last. Lower than Bankers, lower than Lawyers, lower than Auto Mechanics are.... Advertising Practitioners!
Gallup does not share it's definition of that title in the detailed report, http://goo.gl/tKO23V
. But if you are reading this, it is likely you touch advertising (if not actually own advertising for your company). This should give you (and me and our peers) food for thought.
I'm excited to be a small part of moving the trend away from shouting to conversations, from renting audiences to owning audiences, and from quick one-night-stand goals to long term relationships. (More here: http://goo.gl/1KMeql
From the looks of this data, we should all hurry up and get there!