VTSIOM have found out what the news that the Russians believe the most
MOSCOW, may 3 — RIA Novosti. The Russians no longer believe in the objectivity of news about natural disasters, the work of the President and the country’s position in the international arena, rather than in the objectivity of economic news and reports on the activities of the opposition, the survey showed the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).
“The objective coverage of information, in the opinion of the population depends on the topic: more than half of citizens believe rather unbiased news stories about natural disasters (70%), as well as activities of the head of state (55%) and the position of Russia on the world stage (51%) were significantly less likely to believe in the objectivity in covering situation in the economy, the opposition’s activities and other topics”, — stated in the materials of the survey, which is available to RIA Novosti.
In particular, only a third of Russians (34%) say about the objectivity of coverage of the opposition, 31% of survey participants believe in dostovernosti news about the economy. Reports in the Russian media about the events in Ukraine call objective, 40% of respondents to the survey.
“In case of conflicting information about any event in various media, most Russians believe TV (46%), although the percentage declined from 60% in 2013. Preference to websites and blogs in this issue will give a quarter of respondents (25%). At the same time, such traditional media as radio (2%) and Newspapers (2%), the respondents are willing to trust not so readily as “word of mouth” (11%)”, — stated in the materials of the survey.