Trust in Media - Sep 2016

The 2016 data is skewed and skewered by this year's presidential election pro wrestling-like circus.

"Gallup poll: trust in mass media falls to 32%, eight points lower than in 2015, with only 14% of Republicans trusting it; overall level is lowest since 1972"

http://mediagazer.com/160914/p17#a160914p17

http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-media/2016/09/public-confidence-in-media-falls-to-all-time-low-in-2016-228168

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/sep/14/gallup-poll-american-trust-in-news-media-falls-to-/

“Republicans who say they have trust in the media has plummeted to 14 percent from 32% a year ago. This is easily the lowest confidence among Republicans in 20 years,” the analyst noted.

Among Democrats, the number is 51 percent, among independents, it is 30 percent.

I'm surprised that the trust rating was at 40 percent a year ago.

It must have been some other kind of survey about the media that showed the level under 10 percent. I don't remember what that was.

https://mobile.twitter.com/znakit/status/776158178547474432

But show me a journo who thinks it is media's fault - rather, they will argue that users/readers are stupid


When journalists get their info from social media, audiences find the reports less credible

https://www.americanpressinstitute.org/publications/research-review/social-media-reporting-credibility/

#media #politics

From JR's : articles
168 words - 1390 chars
created on
updated on - #
source - versions

Related articles
Toledo Blade Newspaper, a Strong Publisher Form of Government and Rule over Toledo, Ohio - Mar 03, 2014
Tt comment - mon, aug 17, 2015 - Aug 17, 2015
Blade columnist's petty writing skills - Nov 10, 2017
Toledo politics - May 2015 - May 06, 2015
Toledo politics info mar 2, 2015 - Mar 02, 2015
more >>



A     A     A     A     A

© 2013-2017 JotHut - Online notebook

current date: Sep 19, 2021 - 6:49 a.m. EDT