This is actually no surprise and is probably the same here in Australia.
By Tim Graham ~
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air reports that Rick Edmonds of the Poynter Institute, the parent organization of PolitiFact and “mainstream” media think tank, is disturbed at the latest evidence that Americans don’t trust the “mainstream” media — because it’s not. It’s been “reporting” on America like it was under a dangerous threat of a fascist coup for four years, democracy always in danger of “dying in darkness.”
The United States ranks last in media trust — at 29% — among 92,000 news consumers surveyed in 46 countries, a report released Wednesday found. That’s worse than Poland, worse than the Philippines, worse than Peru. (Finland leads at 65%.)
The annual digital news report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford also found some improvement in trust in nearly all the countries surveyed — probably thanks to COVID-19 coverage — but not in the U.S…
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