Trust in the media

Has trust in the British media “collapsed”?

On 25th April, a Number 10 spokesperson claimed:

This article examines that claim about public confidence, or trust.

Trust is a complicated topic. There is no present evidence of a ‘collapse’ in trust in the British media. Trust differs depending on what kind of journalists researchers ask about.

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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.