When it comes to breaking news, how much do you trust each of your sources for accurate information?

Jul 06 2021

Source: Behavioral Data 06A Field Dates: 05/07/2021 - 05/12/2021Base: N=1000Type: Matrix Grid

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  1. Local television news show
  2. National television news show
  3. Cable TV news show
  4. Newspapers (print)
  5. Radio
  6. Podcasts
  7. Comedy / satirical news programs (e.g. The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight, etc.)
  8. Magazines
  9. Website for a television news show
  10. News email updates (e.g. breaking news alerts, community announcements, etc.)
  11. Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc.)
  12. Word of mouth (e.g. friends, parents, etc.)
  13. Online-only publications (BuzzFeed, UPROXX, etc.)
  14. News app
  15. Email newsletter (e.g. The Skimm, Morning Brew, Daily Beast, etc.)
  16. Online news series
  17. Website for a print newspaper (e.g. NYTimes.com, etc.)
  18. #v_616#
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N345. When it comes to breaking news, how much do you trust each of your sources for accurate information?
Total Gender Age Groups Generation Age Groups Age Groups Age Groups Age and Gender Generation and Gender Academic Status Race Hispanic Black, Indigenous, People of Color Region City Parents Parent Quarantined Status News Following Status
Male Female Under 18 18 and Over Gen Z (13 to 19) Millennial (20 to 38) Under 21 21 and Over 13 to 17 18 to 20 21 to 24 25 to 29 30 to 34 35 to 39 13-17 18-24 25-39 13 to 17, M 13 to 17, F 18 to 24 ,M 18 to 24, F 25 to 39, M 25 to 39, F Gen Z (13 to 19), M Gen Z (13 to 19), F Millennial (20 to 38), M Millennial (20 to 38), F Middle School / High School College Not in School Caucasian/White African American/Black Asian/Other Hispanic Non-Hispanic BIPOC White / Non-Hispanic Midwest Northeast South West City Non-City Parent Non-Parent Moms Dads Quarantined Not quarantined Follows news Does not follow the news
Local television news show Never trust it 2% 3% 1% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 3% 0% 1% 0% 1% 7% 1% 0% 0% 3% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5% 1% 1% 0% 4% 1% 1% 0% 3% 2% 0% 3% 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 0% 4% 3% 1% 3% 1% 0% 7% 3% 1% 2% 4%
Rarely trust it 5% 6% 3% 1% 5% 1% 6% 1% 6% 1% 0% 4% 1% 12% 5% 1% 2% 6% 2% 1% 1% 3% 8% 4% 2% 0% 8% 4% 1% 4% 6% 4% 10% 4% 5% 4% 6% 4% 6% 1% 3% 6% 3% 7% 6% 4% 5% 7% 3% 7% 4% 7%
Sometimes trust it 35% 39% 31% 38% 34% 39% 33% 40% 33% 38% 43% 32% 44% 28% 31% 38% 37% 33% 28% 47% 54% 24% 37% 30% 37% 41% 39% 27% 37% 28% 35% 37% 19% 38% 41% 33% 33% 36% 30% 43% 35% 33% 31% 40% 29% 39% 26% 33% 35% 35% 33% 55%
Usually trust it 41% 36% 46% 55% 38% 52% 38% 48% 39% 55% 34% 55% 43% 41% 26% 55% 46% 36% 64% 48% 27% 61% 32% 40% 52% 52% 31% 44% 52% 51% 36% 39% 46% 49% 47% 40% 49% 37% 39% 31% 51% 38% 39% 45% 34% 47% 40% 26% 41% 41% 42% 31%
Always trust it 18% 16% 19% 5% 20% 7% 21% 11% 20% 5% 22% 9% 12% 13% 36% 5% 14% 22% 5% 5% 18% 12% 18% 25% 8% 6% 18% 24% 9% 16% 20% 18% 25% 6% 6% 20% 12% 20% 23% 24% 10% 18% 25% 6% 28% 9% 29% 27% 19% 16% 19% 2%
National television news show Never trust it 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Rarely trust it 9% 8% 9% 0% 11% 1% 13% 3% 11% 0% 9% 23% 8% 7% 9% 0% 18% 8% 0% 0% 14% 21% 9% 6% 0% 2% 12% 13% 1% 12% 10% 9% 6% 4% 13% 7% 10% 7% 12% 6% 8% 8% 7% 12% 7% 9% 9% 5% 4% 18% 8% 12%
Sometimes trust it 26% 21% 32% 20% 28% 21% 27% 22% 28% 20% 26% 36% 27% 27% 24% 20% 32% 26% 10% 32% 28% 36% 23% 30% 13% 30% 23% 31% 23% 19% 30% 26% 18% 55% 20% 29% 23% 29% 34% 28% 24% 23% 20% 37% 22% 29% 26% 19% 26% 27% 26% 20%
Usually trust it 43% 46% 41% 64% 38% 60% 38% 58% 37% 64% 45% 37% 39% 41% 32% 64% 40% 37% 89% 33% 42% 39% 32% 44% 77% 43% 36% 42% 59% 43% 37% 42% 54% 34% 52% 40% 53% 36% 46% 38% 43% 47% 48% 36% 33% 50% 46% 22% 48% 36% 43% 50%
Always trust it 21% 24% 18% 16% 23% 18% 22% 17% 23% 16% 19% 3% 24% 25% 35% 16% 9% 28% 1% 35% 15% 5% 36% 19% 11% 25% 28% 14% 16% 26% 22% 23% 23% 5% 14% 24% 14% 27% 7% 27% 25% 21% 25% 15% 37% 12% 20% 52% 22% 20% 22% 18%
Cable TV news show Never trust it 3% 5% 0% 2% 3% 1% 3% 1% 3% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 8% 2% 0% 4% 3% 0% 0% 0% 6% 0% 2% 0% 5% 0% 2% 3% 3% 2% 5% 2% 3% 2% 2% 3% 6% 4% 1% 1% 2% 4% 1% 4% 0% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Rarely trust it 7% 7% 6% 15% 5% 12% 6% 9% 6% 15% 0% 5% 5% 13% 1% 15% 3% 6% 26% 0% 0% 7% 5% 8% 21% 0% 4% 8% 13% 2% 6% 7% 8% 5% 6% 7% 8% 6% 11% 6% 9% 3% 3% 13% 3% 10% 4% 3% 5% 11% 6% 29%
Sometimes trust it 24% 19% 29% 33% 22% 40% 20% 38% 19% 33% 45% 39% 17% 19% 10% 33% 41% 15% 17% 56% 34% 51% 15% 15% 21% 63% 21% 19% 35% 24% 20% 23% 22% 33% 20% 25% 24% 23% 20% 25% 34% 15% 21% 29% 13% 32% 15% 11% 21% 29% 23% 57%
Usually trust it 47% 46% 48% 41% 48% 34% 49% 33% 51% 41% 20% 40% 54% 40% 64% 41% 32% 53% 49% 29% 33% 30% 49% 58% 43% 24% 46% 53% 36% 38% 52% 50% 43% 24% 41% 48% 40% 51% 44% 43% 41% 56% 47% 45% 54% 41% 57% 51% 53% 32% 48% 11%
Always trust it 20% 23% 17% 9% 22% 13% 22% 19% 21% 9% 35% 16% 22% 28% 17% 9% 24% 22% 5% 15% 33% 13% 25% 19% 13% 13% 25% 19% 15% 32% 19% 18% 22% 36% 31% 18% 26% 17% 19% 22% 15% 25% 27% 9% 29% 14% 24% 33% 18% 25% 21% 2%
Newspapers (print) Never trust it 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 7%
Rarely trust it 3% 4% 0% 0% 3% 13% 1% 10% 1% 0% 15% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 8% 1% 0% 0% 10% 2% 2% 0% 17% 3% 2% 0% 8% 5% 1% 2% 12% 2% 4% 2% 4% 2% 7% 4% 3% 0% 3% 3% 0% 6% 0% 1% 1% 6% 2% 13%
Sometimes trust it 19% 19% 19% 2% 20% 6% 19% 5% 22% 2% 6% 25% 39% 9% 19% 2% 16% 21% 3% 0% 19% 4% 20% 23% 9% 0% 19% 20% 10% 13% 22% 21% 6% 5% 7% 22% 9% 23% 32% 17% 22% 13% 13% 32% 13% 27% 12% 14% 16% 25% 19% 29%
Usually trust it 39% 42% 35% 83% 36% 69% 36% 55% 36% 83% 40% 48% 37% 63% 19% 83% 44% 34% 71% 100% 41% 55% 40% 26% 61% 90% 41% 28% 65% 46% 33% 36% 47% 60% 59% 34% 53% 34% 47% 43% 37% 36% 38% 42% 36% 44% 31% 39% 40% 38% 39% 43%
Always trust it 39% 34% 46% 15% 40% 11% 43% 30% 40% 15% 39% 25% 21% 28% 59% 15% 32% 42% 26% 0% 30% 39% 37% 51% 13% 7% 37% 52% 15% 35% 43% 40% 33% 32% 31% 41% 33% 41% 14% 37% 36% 50% 46% 22% 50% 23% 57% 44% 42% 31% 39% 7%
Radio Never trust it 2% 3% 0% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 0% 4% 0% 0% 6% 1% 0% 0% 11% 2% 2% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 0% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 3% 0% 4% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 3%
Rarely trust it 5% 6% 4% 0% 6% 4% 5% 4% 5% 0% 13% 0% 9% 12% 1% 0% 5% 6% 0% 0% 4% 6% 8% 5% 4% 4% 6% 4% 3% 8% 5% 5% 5% 10% 7% 5% 7% 4% 2% 7% 5% 7% 4% 8% 9% 2% 7% 11% 3% 9% 5% 5%
Sometimes trust it 36% 35% 38% 55% 33% 49% 32% 50% 32% 55% 40% 48% 36% 27% 27% 55% 45% 30% 32% 75% 32% 58% 36% 22% 34% 64% 32% 31% 47% 34% 34% 37% 37% 29% 38% 36% 40% 35% 35% 21% 46% 36% 29% 48% 19% 51% 16% 21% 35% 39% 33% 61%
Usually trust it 41% 39% 43% 45% 40% 45% 40% 42% 40% 45% 36% 28% 45% 45% 39% 45% 31% 42% 68% 24% 29% 33% 35% 51% 62% 30% 35% 46% 47% 36% 40% 42% 32% 52% 46% 40% 37% 42% 35% 47% 41% 40% 43% 37% 47% 36% 60% 33% 44% 34% 42% 31%
Always trust it 16% 17% 15% 1% 19% 1% 20% 4% 20% 1% 12% 14% 11% 12% 34% 1% 13% 21% 1% 1% 24% 2% 19% 22% 1% 2% 22% 18% 2% 20% 19% 15% 23% 9% 8% 18% 14% 17% 27% 26% 7% 14% 24% 4% 24% 10% 16% 32% 17% 15% 18% 1%
Podcasts Never trust it 5% 8% 1% 1% 5% 1% 5% 1% 5% 1% 0% 18% 6% 0% 0% 1% 13% 2% 0% 2% 22% 0% 3% 0% 0% 2% 10% 0% 5% 19% 0% 4% 1% 9% 5% 4% 4% 5% 28% 0% 3% 0% 3% 7% 4% 5% 0% 5% 2% 13% 2% 47%
Rarely trust it 6% 10% 1% 1% 7% 1% 8% 1% 8% 1% 1% 11% 5% 12% 2% 1% 8% 7% 1% 0% 14% 0% 11% 2% 2% 0% 13% 2% 1% 6% 8% 4% 4% 23% 13% 5% 10% 5% 3% 6% 7% 8% 6% 6% 5% 8% 0% 8% 5% 11% 6% 10%
Sometimes trust it 29% 31% 27% 36% 28% 34% 28% 34% 28% 36% 30% 20% 54% 28% 14% 36% 23% 30% 51% 21% 23% 22% 31% 30% 45% 22% 29% 28% 39% 17% 31% 22% 65% 37% 39% 26% 43% 21% 24% 26% 26% 38% 26% 35% 28% 30% 19% 33% 31% 23% 30% 13%
Usually trust it 43% 43% 44% 55% 42% 57% 40% 54% 41% 55% 54% 41% 33% 49% 39% 55% 44% 41% 48% 61% 34% 59% 45% 36% 53% 61% 40% 41% 46% 40% 44% 49% 25% 27% 37% 45% 39% 46% 22% 57% 55% 29% 43% 45% 36% 50% 24% 42% 44% 41% 44% 25%
Always trust it 16% 8% 27% 8% 18% 8% 18% 10% 18% 8% 15% 10% 2% 12% 45% 8% 11% 20% 0% 15% 7% 19% 10% 32% 0% 16% 9% 29% 9% 18% 18% 20% 6% 4% 5% 20% 5% 23% 22% 11% 9% 26% 22% 6% 28% 7% 57% 11% 18% 13% 17% 4%
Comedy / satirical news programs (e.g. The Daily Show, Last Week Tonight, etc.) Never trust it 8% 12% 4% 20% 6% 15% 6% 14% 6% 20% 4% 0% 4% 14% 0% 20% 2% 6% 33% 0% 3% 1% 7% 6% 27% 1% 8% 5% 19% 3% 6% 5% 17% 26% 26% 3% 18% 2% 9% 16% 9% 1% 10% 4% 5% 11% 7% 2% 9% 7% 7% 17%
Rarely trust it 15% 16% 14% 12% 16% 25% 13% 24% 12% 12% 47% 15% 8% 23% 2% 12% 32% 12% 11% 14% 32% 32% 15% 9% 20% 31% 18% 9% 14% 19% 14% 15% 9% 30% 0% 19% 10% 18% 27% 3% 19% 13% 12% 21% 13% 17% 9% 18% 13% 20% 14% 31%
Sometimes trust it 24% 17% 30% 31% 23% 29% 21% 28% 23% 31% 22% 56% 29% 12% 18% 31% 38% 19% 22% 43% 9% 55% 17% 21% 21% 38% 13% 28% 33% 32% 18% 24% 28% 17% 21% 24% 26% 23% 26% 23% 31% 16% 19% 33% 19% 29% 27% 10% 22% 27% 23% 32%
Usually trust it 34% 40% 28% 35% 33% 30% 34% 33% 34% 35% 27% 15% 46% 34% 30% 35% 22% 36% 33% 39% 38% 13% 42% 30% 32% 27% 42% 28% 32% 28% 36% 37% 16% 27% 35% 33% 28% 37% 17% 46% 35% 34% 34% 32% 33% 35% 21% 46% 33% 35% 34% 19%
Always trust it 19% 15% 24% 2% 23% 1% 25% 1% 25% 2% 0% 13% 14% 18% 49% 2% 6% 27% 0% 5% 18% 0% 19% 35% 0% 3% 20% 30% 2% 18% 25% 20% 30% 0% 17% 20% 18% 20% 22% 11% 6% 37% 25% 9% 30% 7% 36% 23% 23% 12% 20% 0%
Magazines Never trust it 2% 3% 1% 11% 1% 12% 1% 9% 1% 11% 7% 0% 4% 0% 0% 11% 4% 1% 15% 0% 2% 10% 1% 0% 14% 8% 1% 0% 15% 3% 0% 1% 14% 0% 2% 2% 6% 1% 7% 1% 4% 0% 0% 6% 1% 4% 0% 2% 3% 0% 2% 16%
Rarely trust it 11% 14% 7% 33% 9% 31% 8% 23% 9% 33% 11% 39% 0% 15% 2% 33% 26% 6% 46% 0% 22% 42% 8% 4% 40% 12% 9% 6% 30% 9% 9% 11% 13% 11% 0% 13% 9% 12% 20% 8% 22% 5% 3% 31% 4% 25% 3% 4% 8% 21% 10% 76%
Sometimes trust it 24% 22% 27% 24% 24% 28% 23% 22% 24% 24% 19% 23% 52% 14% 18% 24% 21% 24% 33% 2% 25% 4% 20% 31% 41% 1% 20% 28% 25% 30% 22% 24% 33% 9% 17% 25% 25% 24% 39% 8% 42% 20% 14% 47% 13% 43% 18% 9% 23% 26% 24% 8%
Usually trust it 32% 20% 53% 28% 32% 25% 33% 19% 34% 28% 9% 33% 27% 28% 42% 28% 22% 34% 0% 98% 20% 31% 22% 51% 0% 79% 24% 49% 26% 31% 33% 32% 9% 50% 31% 32% 23% 35% 27% 31% 18% 41% 40% 12% 42% 14% 60% 29% 34% 24% 32% 0%
Always trust it 31% 41% 14% 4% 34% 3% 35% 27% 32% 4% 53% 5% 18% 43% 38% 4% 28% 35% 6% 0% 31% 13% 49% 15% 5% 0% 46% 16% 5% 28% 36% 31% 31% 30% 50% 28% 38% 29% 8% 52% 14% 34% 42% 4% 41% 14% 19% 56% 32% 30% 32% 0%
Website for a television news show Never trust it 3% 5% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 6% 2% 0% 16% 10% 0% 1% 0% 0% 11% 0% 0% 0% 17% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 2% 4% 2% 7% 0% 0% 4% 3% 3% 2% 3% 2% 4% 3% 3% 0% 6% 0% 1% 2% 4% 3% 1%
Rarely trust it 11% 15% 5% 1% 12% 3% 13% 5% 12% 1% 12% 29% 12% 5% 9% 1% 23% 8% 4% 0% 33% 3% 10% 6% 3% 2% 18% 5% 1% 33% 8% 11% 7% 17% 16% 10% 12% 10% 7% 13% 3% 22% 10% 13% 7% 16% 5% 8% 8% 17% 11% 5%
Sometimes trust it 28% 25% 32% 44% 26% 42% 25% 41% 25% 44% 37% 27% 32% 23% 21% 44% 30% 25% 73% 28% 15% 64% 24% 25% 64% 28% 20% 32% 43% 16% 28% 30% 17% 26% 41% 25% 33% 25% 45% 17% 39% 13% 22% 38% 25% 31% 32% 20% 25% 36% 24% 80%
Usually trust it 25% 23% 28% 23% 26% 26% 26% 26% 25% 23% 30% 14% 25% 35% 23% 23% 19% 28% 23% 23% 17% 24% 26% 31% 27% 25% 23% 30% 26% 21% 26% 23% 34% 36% 21% 27% 26% 25% 27% 21% 34% 18% 25% 26% 31% 19% 34% 28% 25% 25% 26% 14%
Always trust it 33% 32% 34% 32% 33% 30% 33% 22% 35% 32% 6% 21% 30% 37% 47% 32% 16% 39% 0% 49% 19% 10% 40% 37% 6% 44% 34% 33% 30% 28% 35% 33% 35% 22% 22% 36% 26% 36% 19% 46% 22% 44% 40% 21% 37% 28% 30% 43% 39% 18% 36% 0%
News email updates (e.g. breaking news alerts, community announcements, etc.) Never trust it 2% 4% 0% 2% 2% 2% 2% 4% 1% 2% 6% 2% 6% 0% 0% 2% 4% 1% 5% 0% 6% 1% 3% 0% 3% 1% 4% 0% 5% 1% 1% 0% 13% 2% 0% 3% 5% 0% 5% 0% 2% 1% 1% 4% 0% 4% 0% 0% 3% 1% 2% 4%
Rarely trust it 14% 22% 6% 23% 13% 17% 12% 16% 13% 23% 7% 21% 3% 22% 8% 23% 14% 13% 24% 21% 25% 0% 21% 4% 17% 16% 21% 4% 23% 9% 13% 13% 19% 17% 18% 13% 16% 13% 7% 13% 16% 17% 18% 8% 16% 12% 5% 25% 16% 11% 14% 18%
Sometimes trust it 32% 25% 40% 56% 28% 55% 27% 45% 28% 56% 30% 27% 40% 25% 23% 56% 29% 28% 48% 63% 24% 34% 20% 36% 52% 57% 19% 36% 49% 31% 28% 30% 32% 48% 38% 30% 41% 26% 45% 14% 38% 34% 28% 38% 22% 45% 30% 15% 25% 44% 32% 22%
Usually trust it 30% 33% 26% 19% 31% 25% 30% 28% 30% 19% 40% 27% 42% 23% 31% 19% 34% 31% 23% 16% 24% 47% 37% 24% 25% 24% 35% 26% 22% 33% 31% 31% 21% 31% 23% 32% 21% 35% 34% 31% 30% 26% 25% 38% 30% 29% 24% 36% 29% 31% 29% 56%
Always trust it 22% 17% 28% 0% 26% 2% 28% 7% 27% 0% 18% 23% 8% 30% 38% 0% 20% 27% 0% 0% 22% 19% 19% 36% 2% 2% 21% 35% 1% 25% 27% 26% 14% 2% 21% 23% 17% 26% 9% 42% 15% 21% 28% 11% 32% 11% 41% 25% 28% 14% 23% 0%
Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc.) Never trust it 4% 7% 1% 1% 4% 2% 4% 2% 5% 1% 2% 9% 4% 3% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3% 0% 12% 1% 6% 1% 2% 1% 6% 1% 2% 8% 3% 4% 5% 2% 0% 5% 3% 4% 8% 3% 0% 6% 2% 6% 4% 4% 1% 6% 3% 6% 4% 4%
Rarely trust it 15% 20% 11% 22% 14% 24% 12% 21% 13% 22% 19% 12% 11% 13% 18% 22% 15% 14% 33% 12% 6% 22% 21% 5% 32% 18% 16% 8% 20% 15% 14% 17% 11% 11% 15% 16% 13% 17% 15% 22% 16% 11% 12% 20% 13% 17% 6% 19% 16% 14% 15% 18%
Sometimes trust it 41% 29% 54% 39% 42% 41% 42% 38% 43% 39% 36% 53% 58% 31% 29% 39% 46% 40% 23% 53% 37% 53% 28% 54% 25% 54% 32% 53% 41% 38% 43% 42% 40% 41% 46% 40% 43% 40% 40% 38% 52% 32% 39% 45% 37% 45% 50% 26% 39% 46% 40% 52%
Usually trust it 25% 27% 24% 30% 24% 27% 26% 31% 24% 30% 31% 22% 17% 33% 24% 30% 26% 24% 38% 23% 34% 20% 22% 26% 38% 19% 26% 26% 29% 26% 24% 24% 25% 38% 18% 27% 25% 25% 34% 21% 21% 28% 29% 20% 27% 25% 25% 28% 28% 20% 27% 14%
Always trust it 14% 17% 11% 7% 15% 6% 16% 9% 16% 7% 12% 4% 11% 20% 26% 7% 7% 18% 3% 11% 11% 4% 22% 14% 3% 8% 20% 13% 7% 14% 16% 14% 20% 7% 21% 12% 16% 13% 3% 16% 10% 23% 18% 8% 20% 10% 18% 21% 14% 13% 14% 12%
Word of mouth (e.g. friends, parents, etc.) Never trust it 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 3% 0% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Rarely trust it 14% 15% 14% 12% 15% 9% 17% 8% 17% 12% 0% 18% 16% 25% 11% 12% 11% 17% 15% 10% 1% 16% 20% 14% 12% 7% 18% 17% 12% 9% 17% 14% 17% 15% 33% 11% 20% 12% 12% 23% 15% 12% 14% 15% 17% 13% 22% 11% 15% 14% 14% 19%
Sometimes trust it 46% 39% 52% 48% 45% 47% 44% 46% 46% 48% 42% 58% 53% 38% 34% 48% 52% 42% 55% 43% 19% 68% 41% 44% 43% 51% 35% 51% 47% 48% 45% 46% 36% 59% 56% 44% 50% 44% 45% 47% 56% 35% 41% 54% 36% 52% 36% 36% 46% 46% 44% 54%
Usually trust it 27% 35% 21% 34% 26% 35% 25% 35% 24% 34% 38% 24% 21% 35% 17% 34% 29% 24% 22% 43% 65% 11% 29% 18% 31% 38% 39% 14% 36% 31% 23% 27% 32% 24% 8% 31% 21% 30% 37% 23% 20% 29% 29% 25% 25% 29% 14% 38% 22% 35% 28% 23%
Always trust it 12% 11% 12% 5% 13% 8% 12% 11% 12% 5% 20% 1% 6% 2% 38% 5% 8% 16% 7% 4% 16% 4% 10% 22% 13% 4% 8% 16% 5% 9% 15% 12% 13% 2% 0% 14% 6% 14% 5% 7% 8% 22% 15% 6% 21% 6% 26% 15% 16% 5% 13% 3%
Online-only publications (BuzzFeed, UPROXX, etc.) Never trust it 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 3% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 0% 3% 2% 0% 0% 3% 2% 0% 1% 7%
Rarely trust it 13% 15% 12% 16% 13% 15% 13% 15% 13% 16% 13% 9% 19% 14% 7% 16% 11% 13% 1% 29% 3% 16% 22% 5% 2% 26% 20% 8% 20% 7% 13% 11% 22% 20% 11% 14% 14% 13% 24% 11% 11% 11% 11% 17% 11% 15% 10% 12% 6% 26% 13% 15%
Sometimes trust it 39% 35% 43% 40% 39% 43% 38% 42% 39% 40% 48% 61% 45% 31% 30% 40% 55% 35% 54% 27% 68% 47% 23% 47% 58% 29% 29% 47% 39% 43% 39% 40% 41% 38% 42% 39% 47% 35% 24% 49% 45% 36% 33% 53% 27% 52% 29% 26% 42% 35% 38% 61%
Usually trust it 36% 35% 37% 37% 36% 37% 35% 35% 36% 37% 30% 16% 23% 41% 55% 37% 21% 40% 45% 31% 17% 24% 37% 43% 40% 34% 32% 38% 35% 33% 37% 36% 33% 40% 41% 34% 34% 37% 50% 26% 34% 38% 45% 19% 43% 29% 51% 36% 40% 29% 38% 1%
Always trust it 10% 12% 8% 7% 11% 6% 12% 8% 11% 7% 9% 13% 11% 13% 8% 7% 11% 11% 0% 13% 10% 13% 16% 5% 0% 11% 17% 8% 6% 14% 10% 13% 4% 1% 5% 12% 5% 14% 0% 14% 9% 15% 11% 8% 17% 4% 11% 22% 11% 10% 10% 16%
News app Never trust it 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rarely trust it 4% 5% 3% 0% 4% 1% 5% 1% 4% 0% 2% 3% 3% 5% 7% 0% 3% 5% 1% 0% 6% 0% 5% 4% 2% 0% 6% 3% 3% 0% 5% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 2% 5% 0% 8% 4% 2% 4% 3% 7% 1% 6% 8% 3% 5% 4% 3%
Sometimes trust it 32% 20% 46% 27% 33% 27% 33% 28% 33% 27% 32% 42% 34% 25% 36% 27% 39% 32% 15% 50% 11% 58% 23% 41% 12% 50% 22% 44% 28% 27% 35% 32% 42% 28% 37% 31% 33% 32% 38% 23% 34% 35% 30% 36% 27% 37% 34% 22% 27% 42% 30% 66%
Usually trust it 42% 47% 36% 61% 39% 55% 39% 52% 39% 61% 33% 43% 42% 37% 37% 61% 40% 39% 72% 40% 48% 34% 41% 36% 64% 41% 43% 35% 51% 50% 37% 41% 21% 60% 46% 40% 45% 40% 47% 41% 43% 38% 42% 42% 41% 43% 38% 42% 43% 40% 43% 27%
Always trust it 22% 27% 16% 11% 23% 17% 22% 18% 22% 11% 33% 9% 22% 33% 20% 11% 17% 25% 12% 10% 29% 8% 30% 19% 22% 9% 28% 17% 17% 22% 23% 23% 32% 10% 14% 24% 19% 23% 15% 28% 18% 26% 24% 18% 24% 19% 22% 26% 27% 12% 23% 4%
Email newsletter (e.g. The Skimm, Morning Brew, Daily Beast, etc.) Never trust it 3% 4% 2% 3% 3% 2% 4% 7% 3% 3% 10% 13% 5% 0% 0% 3% 11% 1% 16% 0% 16% 4% 1% 1% 7% 0% 5% 2% 17% 4% 1% 1% 20% 3% 2% 3% 7% 1% 2% 0% 9% 1% 3% 5% 1% 6% 0% 2% 3% 3% 3% 0%
Rarely trust it 16% 20% 10% 20% 16% 22% 16% 17% 16% 20% 13% 15% 30% 20% 0% 20% 14% 16% 0% 26% 15% 13% 22% 7% 32% 18% 21% 9% 16% 15% 16% 17% 10% 12% 14% 16% 15% 16% 16% 9% 23% 14% 10% 27% 12% 20% 13% 11% 13% 23% 15% 29%
Sometimes trust it 32% 30% 34% 48% 31% 54% 29% 50% 29% 48% 51% 36% 36% 28% 23% 48% 42% 28% 84% 38% 37% 51% 27% 29% 60% 52% 29% 30% 36% 37% 30% 27% 39% 59% 28% 33% 40% 28% 50% 13% 37% 32% 31% 32% 26% 39% 24% 27% 31% 34% 32% 33%
Usually trust it 37% 35% 40% 28% 38% 18% 38% 19% 40% 28% 12% 25% 22% 33% 69% 28% 20% 42% 0% 36% 22% 16% 39% 46% 0% 25% 34% 43% 29% 20% 42% 42% 15% 25% 34% 38% 25% 43% 27% 45% 24% 48% 46% 19% 46% 27% 52% 41% 41% 29% 37% 37%
Always trust it 12% 10% 14% 0% 13% 4% 13% 8% 13% 0% 14% 12% 8% 19% 8% 0% 13% 13% 0% 0% 10% 17% 10% 16% 0% 5% 12% 16% 1% 25% 10% 13% 15% 1% 21% 10% 13% 11% 5% 33% 7% 4% 9% 17% 15% 8% 10% 18% 13% 10% 13% 0%
Online news series Never trust it 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 3% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 0% 3% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Rarely trust it 9% 10% 8% 10% 9% 9% 9% 12% 8% 10% 18% 5% 11% 13% 5% 10% 8% 9% 1% 23% 13% 4% 11% 5% 1% 20% 11% 5% 11% 5% 9% 7% 13% 27% 23% 7% 17% 6% 0% 3% 13% 15% 8% 11% 8% 10% 7% 9% 10% 7% 9% 9%
Sometimes trust it 40% 42% 37% 60% 36% 58% 36% 54% 36% 60% 34% 44% 38% 30% 36% 60% 41% 35% 73% 41% 47% 37% 34% 36% 74% 36% 35% 37% 60% 44% 34% 44% 26% 26% 36% 41% 29% 44% 62% 41% 39% 27% 36% 47% 36% 45% 37% 36% 36% 48% 39% 52%
Usually trust it 34% 29% 41% 25% 36% 27% 36% 26% 36% 25% 30% 40% 41% 28% 36% 25% 37% 35% 18% 35% 26% 46% 32% 41% 17% 41% 31% 42% 23% 35% 37% 35% 28% 39% 35% 34% 36% 33% 12% 23% 40% 48% 31% 39% 34% 34% 42% 31% 36% 31% 34% 36%
Always trust it 16% 19% 13% 4% 19% 4% 20% 6% 19% 4% 14% 12% 9% 29% 23% 4% 13% 21% 6% 0% 14% 11% 22% 18% 6% 0% 22% 17% 5% 15% 20% 15% 30% 8% 5% 18% 16% 17% 25% 33% 7% 10% 25% 2% 21% 11% 13% 25% 18% 13% 18% 2%
Website for a print newspaper (e.g. NYTimes.com, etc.) Never trust it 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 1% 0% 3% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 1% 0%
Rarely trust it 6% 11% 0% 2% 6% 1% 7% 1% 7% 2% 0% 12% 4% 11% 3% 2% 6% 6% 3% 0% 11% 0% 13% 0% 2% 0% 15% 0% 3% 1% 7% 5% 13% 1% 3% 7% 4% 7% 1% 5% 5% 10% 2% 14% 6% 6% 0% 10% 2% 15% 5% 14%
Sometimes trust it 23% 19% 26% 11% 24% 12% 22% 13% 25% 11% 18% 26% 29% 26% 20% 11% 22% 25% 20% 0% 21% 23% 18% 30% 19% 5% 16% 28% 13% 19% 25% 21% 32% 28% 17% 24% 22% 23% 26% 7% 42% 14% 20% 29% 21% 24% 23% 19% 19% 32% 22% 44%
Usually trust it 45% 38% 52% 71% 41% 71% 42% 70% 39% 71% 67% 42% 49% 43% 29% 71% 54% 39% 55% 91% 47% 64% 33% 45% 57% 88% 36% 47% 69% 53% 38% 45% 38% 58% 52% 43% 52% 42% 61% 48% 37% 42% 47% 41% 33% 59% 38% 28% 49% 38% 46% 37%
Always trust it 25% 29% 21% 16% 27% 15% 28% 16% 28% 16% 15% 20% 19% 15% 47% 16% 17% 29% 22% 9% 21% 12% 33% 25% 21% 8% 31% 25% 15% 27% 27% 28% 17% 12% 28% 25% 22% 27% 12% 40% 17% 31% 31% 12% 39% 11% 39% 39% 31% 12% 26% 5%
Other, please specify: Never trust it 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rarely trust it 6% 0% 7% 0% 11% 0% 11% 0% 11% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 89% 0% 0% 13% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 14% 0% 0% 0% 12% 0% 0% 11% 0% 28% 0% 0% 7% 19% 0% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 22% 16% 0% 16% 0% 13% 0% 9% 0%
Sometimes trust it 12% 0% 15% 15% 10% 15% 10% 15% 10% 15% 0% 0% 36% 0% 0% 15% 0% 12% 0% 22% 0% 0% 0% 13% 0% 22% 0% 11% 15% 0% 10% 18% 0% 0% 0% 15% 0% 18% 0% 0% 8% 64% 10% 20% 15% 11% 15% 0% 0% 23% 8% 20%
Usually trust it 57% 38% 61% 61% 53% 61% 54% 61% 53% 61% 0% 86% 64% 46% 0% 61% 86% 45% 19% 78% 100% 79% 64% 44% 19% 78% 100% 50% 61% 0% 55% 66% 17% 82% 39% 61% 36% 66% 100% 40% 64% 32% 57% 56% 35% 69% 35% 0% 61% 53% 45% 78%
Always trust it 25% 62% 16% 24% 26% 24% 25% 24% 26% 24% 0% 14% 0% 54% 11% 24% 14% 29% 81% 0% 0% 21% 36% 28% 81% 0% 0% 27% 24% 100% 23% 17% 55% 18% 61% 16% 45% 17% 0% 60% 18% 4% 33% 3% 34% 20% 33% 100% 26% 24% 38% 1%
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