Do you trust the media?

A growing number of people are getting comfortable paying for their news:

Infographic: U.S. Newspapers See Surge in Digital Subscriptions | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

The 2016 presidential election made the question of media credibility in America central to political discussions — mainstream media bias and the influence of so-called “fake news” have been hotly debated over the past year.

And recent surveys have shown that many of the biggest US news outlets aren’t very trusted across the board, and the right is especially skeptical of mainstream media.

News outlets like CNN and ABC News might have the biggest audiences, but the most trusted news outlets in America are actually British, according to a 2014 study from Pew Research Center.

Here’s a chart showing varying levels of trustworthiness among readers.

 

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