Tag Archives: media trust

Journalists A Rare Sighting

Journalists a rare sighting: The Pew Research Center finds 21 percent of Americans never spoke with a local journalist, writes Elizabeth Grieco.

Americans who have spoken with a journalist are a bit more likely than those who have not to say local news media do a very good job.

 

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Media Trust Down, Can Be Restored For Some

Media trust down, can be restored for some: Gallup and the Knight Foundation release new findings.

“These results indicate that attempts to restore trust in the media among most Americans may be fruitful, particularly if those efforts are aimed at improving accuracy, enhancing transparency and reducing bias,” they report.

About one-third of those on the political right have lost faith in the media and expect that to be permanent.