Rating of new media acuracy in the U.S. from 2001 to 2013

The statistic presents information on how Americans rate news media accurancy. During a survey carried out in summer 2013, 26 percent of respondents stated media got the facts straight.

Do you think news organizations get the facts straight, or do you think that their stories and reports are often inaccurate?

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Release date

August 2013


United States

Survey time period

2001 to 2013 (in 2013: July 17 to 21)

Number of respondents

2013: n = 1,480

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Two answers were possible. The source does not specify the number of respondents in the previous years.

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