U.S. political news sources more likely to be trusted by Democrats 2019

As of November 2019, 67 percent of Democrats and Democrat leaners were found to trust CNN for political and election news. During the survey period, CNN was the most widely trusted political news source among Democrats. In comparison, only ten percent of survey respondents distrusted the source about political news. NBC News was the second-most trusted political news source among Democrats. Overall, it was found that Democrats were more likely to trust than to distrust a wide range of news sources.

Political news sources that are trusted by more Democrats than distrusted in the United States as of November 2019

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 29 to November 11, 2019

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among Democrats and Democrats leaners

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Those who neither trust nor distrust, hadn’t heard of each source, or did not answer are not shown.

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