March 12, 2007

News Magazine Believability Over Time

U.S. News Time Newsweek
1985 27 23
1998 21 19
2000 22 17
2002 18 18 14
2004 19 18 14
2006 17 17 15

Like many news organizations, the three major news magazines have seen their believability, a key index of trust, drop steadily since 1985. Newsweek is last.