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Poll: Internet edges networks as public’s source for news, only 6% trust media
Posted By yihan On February 28, 2013 @ 11:57 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
The Examiner 
February 28, 2013
Bye bye Walter Cronkite, Brian Williams and Scott Pelley. Hello Google, Yahoo and Drudge.
A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that traditional network news continues to fall as the nation’s source for news. The internet now is a bigger source of news for Americans than network TV, by a point, 25 percent to 24 percent.
Cable TV is still king, with 32 percent of the 1,000 likely voters Rasmussen polled getting their news from that source. Newspapers barely register a 10 percent, and radio is the source of news for 7 percent of the country.
The poll gauged how well the public trusted the media and if they see a bias. On both fronts, it is bad news.
Just 6 percent of the nation considers the national media “very trustworthy,” and nearly half believe reporters are more liberal than they are, said Rasmussen.
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