Skip to comments.Poll: Internet Most Reliable News Source
Posted on 11/25/2008 4:39:59 AM PST by Halfmanhalfamazing
A Zogby Poll, commissioned by IFC, found 37.6 percent of those asked consider the Internet the most reliable source of news while just 20.3 percent consider national TV news most reliable and 16 percent say radio is the most reliable source.
Also revealed: 39.3 percent of those surveyed trust FOX News most for the issues they consider most important, followed by CNN with 16 percent and MSNBC with 15 percent. 72.6 percent believe the news they read and see is biased. 88.7 percent Republican and 57.5 percent of Democrat respondents describe the news media as biased.
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This is great news.
Not as good news as you think. If you look at the trust numbers they are close to even. The reason Fox News looks higher than the rest is because if added together (CNN and MSNBC) they are about 34 percent to Fox News 39 percent.
There’s a problem with that.
Most people don’t look at CNN and MSNBC as being the same source. They look at CNN as CNN, and MSNBC as MSNBC. They don’t trust either of them.
It’s us conservatives who look at all of the media as one big liberal establishment.
^^^^^^^^^^^The reason Fox News looks higher than the rest is because if added together (CNN and MSNBC) they are about 34 percent to Fox News 39 percent.^^^^^^^^^^
So what happens if you added the trust together of all of americans newspapers, plus the cable drive bys, and the broadcast drivebys?
Think you could get to about 80% trust?