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Fri., Sept. 21, 2012, 8:47 a.m.

Poll: 60% Of USA Don’t Trust Media

Sixty percent of Americans said they trust the mass media “Not very much” or “Not at all,” a Gallup survey published Friday says. That’s the highest percentage since Gallup started asking the question regularly in the ’90s, it reports. Republicans and independents are pushing that number up. Nearly 60 percent of Democrats trust the media a “Great deal” or a “Fair amount.”



Interestingly, Republicans are among the top consumers of the news they distrust/Andrew Beaujon, Poynter. More here.

Question: Do you trust the media?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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