Media holds its own in trust poll

More people around the world trust the media than trust their governments, according to an international poll.

On average 61% said they trusted the media, compared to 52% who believed their government's explanations.

The poll also highlights growing use of internet news sources, including blogs, especially among young people.

Some 10,230 people in 10 countries were polled for the BBC, Reuters and US think tank The Media Center on ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - May 3, 2006 - 2:09 AM PDT
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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Oct. 1, 2008

This global study helps understand how different people from around the world trust their media vs. their governments. Interestingly, U.S. citizens seen to trust their government more than other countries (67% trust the U.S. government, vs. 34% in Nigeria).

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by Benedicte Florin - Oct. 1, 2008

Summarises statistics presented in report. No analysis or comment.

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