Random blog posts about research in political communication, how people learn or don't learn from the media, why it all matters -- plus other stuff that interests me. It's my blog, after all. I can do what I want.
Monday, August 16, 2010
Trusting The News
A quarter of Americans say they trust newspapers "a great deal" and only about 22 percent say they trust television news, according to a new Gallup poll. But here's the interesting part. Among 18-29 year olds, 49 percent say they trust newspapers. Confidence drops as respondent age increases, which is weird.