Which is the Most Trusted TV News Outlet?


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What’s your favorite TV news channel for national-oriented news?

When it comes to local news, we all like to turn to our favorite local news ABC, CBS, NBC, or FOX outlet.  Sometimes the local news we choose to watch is based solely on what we like to watch during primetime; sometimes the local news we choose to watch is on a specific station.

But what do we choose to watch when it comes to getting our national news?

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While many people will keep the same national news program channel running on the same local news channel, there are folks who will purposefully switch over to a specific news channel.  Some people, as we know, like to leave their TV on a dedicated News channel pretty much all day.  But let’s get into a look into why people choose a specific channel over others:

It’s all about Trust.

That’s the takeaway from a SURVEY ABOUT TV NEW TRUST that was recently held, where Americans were asked about WHICH TV NEWS CHANNELS THEY TRUST THE MOST.

The results of the survey showed:

  1. Fox News was most trusted, with 35% of the vote
  2. PBS
  3. ABC
  4. CNN
  5. CBS
  6. Comedy Central / MSNBC
  7. NBC

69% of Republicans say that they go to Fox News first for their news, whereas Democrats go to PBS first.

What about LEAST TRUSTED TV NEWS CHANNELS?

  1. Fox News was the least trusted, at 33%
  2. MSNBC
  3. Comedy Central
  4. CNN
  5. ABC
  6. CBS
  7. NBC / PBS