New Gallup polls shows confidence in media hits record low, GOP confidence in SINGLE DIGITS

Confidence in the news media has hit rock bottom for GOP and independent voters, according to a new Gallup poll.

The organization compiled a national random phone interview sample of about 1,000 adults to come to this conclusion, which should probably pose no surprise to anyone outside the liberal media bubble and even some within it.

“Just 16% of U.S. adults now say they have ‘a great deal’ or ‘quite a lot’ of confidence in newspapers and 11% in television news. Both readings are down five percentage points since last year,” Gallup explained about the June 2022 survey. Only 6% of Republicans surveyed had a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in television news, compared to 8% of independents and 20% of Democrats.

Newspapers fared even worse for conservative-minded Americans.

“Republicans’ (5%) and independents’ (12%) confidence in newspapers is the lowest on record for these party groups, while Democrats’ (35%) has been lower in the past. Democrats’ confidence in newspapers rose to the 42% to 46% range during the Donald Trump administration but fell when President Joe Biden took office…Although trust in the media in the U.S. has been scarce for many years, confidence ratings for newspapers and TV news have never been as low as they are now,” Gallup detailed.

News consumers have increasingly realized that the censorship-supporting, corporate media is pushing a scripted left-wing, globalist narrative even as it laments dis-or misinformation.

Stubbornly agenda-driven journalism outlets particularly abandoned any semblance of objectivity or presenting more than one side of an issue during the Trump era when the “fake news” term gained currency.

More than half of the overall respondents (53 percent) indicated that they have little or no confidence in TV news, which is the epicenter of liberal bias, although you do have to wonder, as a side note, who answers their phone these days in the first place or, after that, would submit to a politics-related interview, especially in these polarized times.

Presumably, newspapers include newspaper websites that get far more traffic than the readership of their print companions.

Gallup noted that it has been assessing the media’s confidence level (which seems roughly equivalent to favorability) since 1993, and it usually clocks in with an average of an uninspiring 27 percent. “This is the fourth consecutive year that confidence in TV news is below 20%.”

Congress, to some degree, is bailing out the media. The same poll suggests that only seven percent of the respondents have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the U.S. House and Senate.

Reacting to the Gallup data, Katy Tur, an anchor on the ratings-challenged and smug liberal network that regularly pedals conspiracy theories, seemed to express sorrow about how the media is now held in such disrepute.

The MSNBC host, who is promoting a book, even sounded like she’s perhaps considering a career change.

“People don’t trust us; they don’t believe us. And it makes me wonder if this job, as I’m currently doing it, is effective, but if it’s doing more harm than good. I don’t have a good answer for that,” she said.

With its similar content, Trump-loathing CNN has also lost a massive amount of market share.

Tur prompted a lot of social media users to weigh in on her deep thoughts. Here is just a sample:

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