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New Oxford U study - US media is most mistrusted in world
 
The United States news media is the most mistrusted in the world by its own local population according to a new study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University (UK).  Of the 49 countries in the study, which included both most western countries and major developing countries, the US media ranted dead last, with only 29% of Americans saying they "trusted most of the news most of the time".
 
In contrast, 65% of Finns, 59% of Dutch, 61% of Portugese, 54% of Brazilians, and 61% of Kenyans said they trusted most of the news most of the time.  The polling was conducted by YouGov, a British polling firm.
 
 
This follows polling by Gallup that showed that most Republicans and a solid majority of Independents believe that the American news media is politically biased and do not trust it.

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( June 28th, 2021 @ 9:42 pm )
 
As Mark Twain wrote, "Those who do not read the newspapers are uninformed but those who do read the newspapers are misinformed". That seems to apply across all major media today.



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