Тенденциозность освещения политических скандалов и проблема доверия к телевидению
The article is aimed to study the strategies of political scandals coverage on television and their influence on the level of TV channels trust. The subject matter is the political scandal concerning the minister of Physical education, Sports and Tourism of Orenburg region O. Pivunov. The research is based on the information programme materials of regional TV channels. The comparison of the strategies of the political scandal coverage with the programme broadcasting policy of these TV channels is made. The change of the degrees of trust on the part of viewers towards television is concluded as a result of the authorial sociological research.