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Trust in selected news sources in the U.S. 2019, by political affiliation

A survey held in May 2019 examining trust in the accuracy of news and information from various sources revealed that Republicans in general are less trusting of the news media than Americans affiliated with other political parties. Whilst 73 percent of surveyed Democrats said that they trusted National Public Radio to report accurately, just 38 percent of Republicans said the same. Republicans favored local media, placing significantly more trust in local TV and radio news and local newspapers than national news media.

Share of adults who have confidence in selected news sources in the United States as of May 2019, by political affiliation

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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 15 to 30, 2019

Number of respondents

1,017 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

results are from respondents who answered 'yes, can trust'

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Survey question: 'Apart from how frequently you use them as a source of news, we'd like to know whether or not you can trust the accuracy of the news and information you get from each of the following news sources. First, do you feel you can trust the accuracy of the news and information you get from...'

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