March 12, 2006

Favorability of News Media Outlets

Daily Newspaper Local TV News Cable TV News* Network News Major National Papers
1998 80 84 85 78 71
2001 82 83 88 76 74
2005 80 79 79 75 61

Not all media are losing public favor at the same rate. Cable News, local TV news and major national newspapers are suffering more. Network news and local newspapers have fared better recently.