Americans’ confidence in television news has never been lower, according to a new Gallup poll.
Only 21% of adults polled expressed a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in TV news. That’s the lowest percentage ever registered by Gallup since the organization began tracking confidence in TV news in 1993. Last year, the figure was 27%.
Gallup conducted its annual survey on confidence in U.S. institutions in early June and the organization points out that the latest findings preceded the erroneous initial reports from CNN and Fox News about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent health care ruling. Read more