During a 2020 survey, 48 percent of respondents from Brazil stated that they trusted media as a source of reliable information, up from 44 percent in 2019. In Mexico, the 2020 trust level stood at 53 percent.
Level of trust in media in Brazil from 2011 to 2020
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Below is a list of institutions. For each one, please indicate how much you trust that institution to do what is right using a nine-point scale where one means that you “do not trust them at all” and nine means that you “trust them a great deal" Figures for the period 2012 to 2019 come from earlier publications.