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The majority of the public follows news and information with great interest and frequency. And trust seems to be an important component related to how […]
This study was designed to move beyond traditional conceptions of trust in the news. These general measures of trust have been identified in long‑standing academic […]
This research was conducted by the Media Insight Project — an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs […]
Survey methodology This survey was conducted by the Media Insight Project, an initiative of the American Press Institute (API) and The Associated Press‑NORC Center for […]
Digital formats provide distinctly different opportunities for people to engage with news and information than do traditional print and broadcast media formats. In doing so, […]
Research from others has noted that Americans’ trust in the press has been declining, with occasional interruptions, for roughly two decades. This study finds that […]
For printing and offline viewing, a PDF version of this study report and the topline survey results are available for download.
This study employs a new approach for understanding trust. Rather than asking people about what makes news trustworthy in the abstract, we ground respondents by […]
What it means to trust the news and the reasons people cite for relying on specific news sources differ between generations, socioeconomic groups, racial and […]
A fundamental question any research about trust in news must address is whether trust actually matters to audiences and, if so, how. The data here […]
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