Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News,

A study has revealed new lows in terms of trust Americans have in the establishment media.

The study by pollster Gallup and the Knight Foundation found that only a quarter of Americans have some level of favourability regarding the media, the lowest figure recorded for five years.

The study also found that half of Americans believe news organisations  “intend to mislead, misinform, or persuade the public.”

More than half (52%) also said that they do not believe news organisations have people’s best interests at heart.

Gallup/Knight noted that “This study suggests that many Americans … feel distrust on an emotional level, believing news organizations

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