March 12, 2007

Believability of Local TV News

2002 2004 2006
4 (best) 26 23 22
3 39 36 38
2 22 27 25
1 (worst) 7 9 10

Most Americans are increasingly skeptical about what they hear on TV news. The number of people who said they believe most or all of what they hear on their local newscast has gone down from 26% in 2002 to 22% in 2006.