Opinions on the News

Reuters consumer services editor Dean Wright describes the results of a recent ten-country opinion poll for the BBC, Reuters, and The Media Center. Over 10,000 adults were questioned in March and April in the UK, USA, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, and South Korea. According to the poll, over one in four people reported abandoning a news source over the last year after losing trust in its content. And America has the lowest opinion of media in the world.