On behalf of The Economist, during the past three years YouGov, a pollster, has asked a representative sample of Americans to rate large American news organisations on a scale from “very trustworthy” to “very untrustworthy”.
Fox News viewers scored the lowest of over 30 popular news sources (though Fox viewers did at least score better than those saying they didn’t follow the news).
Newspaper ad revenue declined another 4% year over year, to $19.9 billion – less than half of what it was a decade ago.
Male journalists make up 63% of bylines in print, Internet and wire news media, according to a recent report from the Women’s Media Center.
FOX led the news channels, cited by 8% of respondents, followed by CNN at 7%.