Web, Fox News polled Most Trusted News Sources

November 23rd, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): The World Wide Web has been named as the most trusted news medium (over TV and print combined) in a new Zogby poll, which also labeled Fox News as the most trusted TV news source.

The poll, commissioned by the Independent Film Channel, revealed that with 39.3 percent votes in its favour, Fox took over CNN at 16 percent and MSNBC at 15 percent.

Interestingly, the poll revealed that many of the voters described themselves as Democrats than Republicans, but the majority of Americans seem to also have little faith in the media at all.

The poll was an online survey conducted on 3,472 adults two days after the election, reports Wired News.

The results found that three out of four people think that the media influenced the outcome, and about the same number also think that the media in general is biased.

There were also other categories, in which The New York Times was the most trusted newspaper.

Rush Limbaugh (12.5 percent) topped the ranking of news personalities closely followed by Foxs Bill OReilly (10.1 percent).

Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Stephen Colbert and Chris Matthews were the least trusted personalities, all scoring under 2 percent. (ANI)

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