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Confidence in Television News Dips to New Low

The percentage of Americans who have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the news media is at a record low, according to a new Gallup poll. Confidence in television news is at an all-time low of only 18%, lower than both newspapers (22%) and Internet news (19%).

Gallup Confidence in News Media

The study breaks down confidence level by ideology, finding 21% of moderates, 19% of conservatives and 15% of liberals expressed confidence in television news. For liberals, Gallup’s number dropped 11% from last year (the chart is after the jump). 

Gallup Confidence in News by ideology

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