Dr Mumbo

Trust me, I’m a talkback host

Dr Mumbo always find it profoundly depressing when he stumbles upon Readers Digest’s annual survey of most trusted professions. The 2013 version, which appears in the July edition of the magazine, is no exception.

Up at number one, of course, are firefighters. Apparently rescuing people from burning buildings makes them like you.

You’ve got to go a long way down the list to get a look at the media and marketing world though.

Underneath taxi drivers, in fact, who are 42nd.

Journalists are 43rd on the list – just ahead of talkback radio hosts, who are 44th.

And indeed just ahead of real estate agents and sex workers, in 45th and 46th place.


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