Media Platform & News Trust Survey — January 2017
This repository contains data and analysis supporting the BuzzFeed News article, "Most American Adults Get News From Facebook — But They Don’t Really Trust It, A New Survey Says," published January 19, 2017.
This repository contains the following data from the survey:
Ipsos's topline calculations, as a PDF.
Ipsos's spreadsheet of cross-tabulations.
BuzzFeed News performed additional analysis, to calculate trust among respondents who said they had gotten news from a given platform. You can find the Python code for the analysis in this notebook, which produces these numbers:
|Platform||% Mostly/Always Trust*|
|Broadcast TV news||66%|
|Online-only news publications||55%|
|Social media (generally)||25%|
* "All of the time" or "Most of the time"
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