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MOST PEOPLE CONTINUE TO RELY ON TV FOR NEWS

September 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Television remains the No. 1 source of news in America, but the news audience is growing older — much older, according to a Pew Research study. And CNN’s audience has taken a big hit. While only four years ago 24 percent of Americans said they watched CNN regularly, only 16 percent say they do today. […]

VIEWERS WATCHING MORE NEWS, BELIEVING IT LESS

August 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The “believability” ratings of the major TV and print news organizations have taken another hit. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, only 56 percent of the population give the 13 organizations included in the survey a positive believability rating. That compares with 62 percent in 2010 […]

CONFIDENCE IN TV NEWS DROPS TO ALL-TIME LOW

July 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

America’s confidence in television reporting has dropped to an all-time low, according to a new Gallup Poll. While last year 27 percent of adults said they had a great deal of confidence in TV news media, this year only 21 percent said they did. That is less than half of the 46 percent who expressed […]

AMERICANS CONTINUE TO LOSE CONFIDENCE IN TV NEWS

August 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

According to a new Gallup Poll, only 22 percent of the American people have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in TV news. That’s an enormous drop from 1993 when the figure was 46 percent or even from 1999 when it was 34 percent. The poll also disclosed that twice the number […]