I&I/TIPP Poll: Are Woke Media Deepening America’s Divisions?

I&I/TIPP Poll: Are Woke Media Deepening America’s Divisions?

Terry Jones, Editor of Issues & Insights, examines the results of the latest I&I/TIPP poll on media trust.

Terry Jones

When it comes to the media, Americans’ overall trust has been waning for some time, as numerous surveys show. But the decline isn’t uniform among all groups. Even before the recent crisis in Afghanistan, which brought renewed criticism to the media, a clear split over the trustworthiness of the U.S. media emerged, data from our latest I&I/TIPP Poll confirms.

That includes a wide divergence of opinion by gender, race, region, political ideology, schooling, and even income, showing a nation divided not just by its politics and ideology, but by how it views its basic news and opinion sources.