Study shows ‘striking’ number who believe news misinforms

Half of Americans in a recent survey indicated they believe national news organizations intend to mislead, misinform or persuade the public to adopt a particular point of view through their reporting.

The survey, released Wednesday by Gallup and the Knight Foundation, goes beyond others that have shown a low level of trust in the media to the startling point where many believe there is an intent to deceive.

Asked whether they agreed with the statement that national news organizations do not intend to mislead, 50% said they disagreed. Only 25% agreed, the study found.

Similarly, 52% disagreed with a statement that disseminators of

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2 thoughts on “Study shows ‘striking’ number who believe news misinforms”

  1. Hello! How can you purposely leave out stories about the Clinton, Obama, Biden crime families and conclude anything else. It’s called absence of the truth.

  2. Only ‘crime families ” meaning convinced of something is TRUMP FAMILY! Trump’s father went to Federal prison for … tax evasion! Grandfather was kick out of Austria for running whore houses.

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