Poll: Americans don’t trust mainstream media

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A second Gallup Poll in 2020 has revealed that Americans have lost confidence in the mainstream media with only 28% of those polled stating they have “high” or “very high” confidence in the “honesty and ethical standards” of the media.

The Western Journal explains:

One important public service President Donald Trump has performed for the American people has been to pull the veneer back and fully expose the incredible bias of the establishment media.

Only 28 percent of Americans surveyed by Gallup last month rated the honesty and ethical standards of journalists as either “very high” or “high.”

Contrast that with police officers, who earned a combined 52 percent rating in those categories, down just 2 percentage points from 2019, despite the massive “defund the police” protests nationwide.

This poll also exposed the great political…

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2 Replies to “Poll: Americans don’t trust mainstream media”

    1. Yes you have a point. In my town (UK) just gone under Lockdown 3 I would have thought the small businesses being ruined would have twigged by now. But their alarming docility and obedience says otherwise. Like lambs to the slaughter. I guess it is the price we pay for being domesticated. Good (but sad) observation.

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