Level of belief in government news and news media reports in Canada 2017

The graph shows the share of consumers in Canada who believe news reports from the government and the news media as of May 2017. According to the findings, 77 percent of respondents believe news reports from the news media, with 23 percent considering government news reports more trustworthy.

Share of consumers who believe news reports from the government and the news media in Canada as of May 2017

Share of respondents
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Source

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

May 2017

Region

Canada

Survey time period

May 19 to 22, 2017

Number of respondents

1,001 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Question: From time to time, senior government officials deny reports in the national news media and say that news reports are not accurate. In such cases, who do you tend to believe?

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