Confidence in TV News Hits New Low

“Americans’ confidence in television news has dropped to a new low, with just 21 percent of adults saying they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the news, a new Gallup Poll reveals.

That’s down from 27 percent last year, from 35 percent in 2003, and from 46 percent when Gallup began tracking confidence in TV news in 1993,” Newsmax reported.

“Americans have grown more negative about the media in recent years, as they have about many other U.S. institutions and the direction of the country in general,” Gallup observed.

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Long gone are the days when Walter Cronkite was the most trusted man in America and his signature sign-off, “And that’s the way it is.”



About thomlucci

Disabled Veteran from Vietnam era, 2nd generation Italian-American, conservative, born in PA, raised mostly in Europe. Graduated from high school in France in 1966. Former print journalist, professional photographer. Love animals: dogs, cats, horses, mostly. Current Opinions of News is a blog where I vent my frustrations with Democrats, crime, social issues, and so on.
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