Trust in news in India by source 2019

According to this survey, trust in news sources across India was seen to be low overall. About 45 percent of respondents showed more trust in the news they accessed via search engines, while only 39 percent trusted news that they used overall. The least trusted source of news was social media with 34 percent.

Trust in news across India in 2019, by source

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Sources

Release date

March 2019

Region

India

Survey time period

January 2019

Number of respondents

1,013 respondents

Special properties

among English speakers with access to the internet who had consumed news in the month preceding the survey period.

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The survey question was- "Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements. I think you can trust 'most news'/ 'news I consume'/ 'news in social media'/ 'news in search engines' most of the time.

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