Most and least trusted news sources in America

by Sam Gross of the Stacker

The Economist earns the top position for its 175-year legacy of infusing insightful long-form stories with commentary and explanatory reporting of weekly events. With nearly all articles published anonymously, The Economist’s stories aim to speak in a collective voice that blends editorial collaboration and authorial independence from journalistic typecasting.

The public television category garnered the highest possible ratio in the study, with exclusively “trusted” responses. Public broadcasting has long been a target of conservative politicians due to claims of liberal bias. The fate of public service programming will be closely linked to the current administration’s’ budgetary actions regarding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.
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