For the past five years, the left-wing Public Policy Polling organization has asked a sample of TV viewers which news outlets they trust the most and the ones they believe the least. This year’s version resulted in a low finish for MSNBC, far behind the Fox News Channel, which has topped the list ever since the annual poll got underway.
This year’s numbers show that 35 percent trusted the Fox News Channel, more than any other outlet, followed by the Public Broadcasting Service at 14 percent, the Cable News Network at 10 percent, CBS at 9 percent, MSNBC and Comedy Central tied at 6 percent, and just 3 percent for NBC.
However, liberals can find some solace in a few of the poll results, in which Fox News was also designated as “the least trusted” news organization by 33 percent of those surveyed. Nineteen percent give MSNBC that designation, with 14 percent for Comedy Central, 11 percent for CNN, 5 percent for ABC, 4 percent for CBS and 2 percent each for NBC and PBS.
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