Do you trust the news media?— Morning Consult (@MorningConsult) July 15, 2021
Our weekly tracking hit a new low this week with only 37% of Americans trusting the news media. This is the lowest share since we began tracking in mid-October. https://t.co/L3DtIPITkS pic.twitter.com/e7zqipKDov
This is so completely fucked. Unbelievable https://t.co/dBnoK9XZEG— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) July 15, 2021
Can you believe Republicans still trust the military?
I suppose it takes time for the truth to sink in and land and register in polls.
“Americans’ trust in all big institutions has cratered, but look at the massive gap in who we do trust. …
With President Biden in the White House, 62% of Ds said they trust the presidency vs. 13% of Rs. That’s a 49-point delta — the biggest in the survey.
No surprise here: Blue America trusts the media by double digits more than red America does.
But this is interesting: Twice as many Democrats trust public schools as do Republicans, 43% to 20%.
The big picture: Overall trust in key U.S. institutions has dropped 10 points in the past decade, according to Gallup, which began tracking the question during the Watergate year of 1973. …”
No one really trusts big business.
19% of Republicans vs. 17% of Democrats trust Big Business.
6% of Republicans trust television news. 8% trust newspapers. It is difficult to see how trust in “journalists” could sink any lower.