lack of skepticism

See: credulity
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The report further noted that the lack of skepticism likely occurred because of time pressures and overconfidence in management assertions.
In its periodic reports and speeches, the PCAOB has emphasized that it has found examples of a lack of skepticism, inadequate audit support, and excessive reliance on management representations in its inspections.
Warrick asserts that the intense frustration in Washington over the government's inability to find bin Laden and Zawahiri generated increasing CIA excitement over Balawi and led to a fatal lack of skepticism.
McGovern encountered during the "town hall forum" at University of Massachusetts Medical School Tuesday, but there still was no lack of skepticism over health care reform that Congress is considering.
Gullibility, lack of scrutiny, lack of skepticism, and not having a high index of suspicion are signs of poor clinical practice.
But unlike Richter's canvases, which methodically reenact reproduction of the photographic process with cool, if not cold, mechanized neutrality, Mendel-Black's bring an unabashed lack of skepticism to abstraction, and seem almost eager to please.
That, in part, explains the media's uncharacteristic lack of skepticism about the Bush administration's assertions about weapons of mass destruction.
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting openly criticizes the networks, in particular, for a lack of skepticism towards official U.
Another instance of lack of skepticism is the author's reliance on bad data in some cases.
Pic's prevailing lack of skepticism may limit its widespread appeal, but otherworldly enthusiasm may be what sells "Hand of Fate" to more far-seeking auds.
The report criticizes the media's over-reliance on leaks from prosecutors and lack of skepticism about the agenda of leakers faults largely attributed to the fact that reporters need leakers.