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10 Reasons Why American Trust In the Media Is At An All-Time Low

Wed. Jan 31, 2018

(Incourage partners with Knight Foundation to address community information needs and gaps.) 

Public trust in the media is at an all-time low. Results from a major new Knight-Gallup report can help us understand why.

As the debates over trust in media, misinformation and control over information rage, a new Knight-Gallup survey of more than 19,000 U.S. adults shows that Americans believe that the media have an important role to play in our democracy — yet they don’t see that role being fulfilled. Learn More


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