Americans don’t like the media, but they’re cool with reporters getting high

6/22/17–Drug testing is fairly common for media positions. Yet, drug tests in media strike many observers as odd, given that reporters typically don’t do the things traditionally associated with workplace drug testing, like operating heavy machinery or driving buses full of schoolchildren. According to a national survey administered by SurveyUSA, half of Americans said that journalists should be able to use marijuana where it’s legal to do so. Thirty-five percent, on the other hand, said newspapers should “punish” journalists who use pot. Read