The survey showed a drop in trust of Russians to television

The survey showed a drop in trust of Russians to television

MOSCOW, 25 Jan — RIA Novosti. The Russians trust television as a source of information decreased from 63% in 2015 to 36% in 2019, and the credibility of news sites, forums, blogs and social networks has grown, according to a survey of Fund “Public opinion”.

Respondents were asked to answer the question whether the sources of information they trust more than others, and if so, how (could give up to three answers).

If in 2015, television as source of information trust 63%, now this figure dropped to 36%.

News sites on the Internet today is trusted by 20% (in 2015 — 15%), forums, blogs and social networks are trusted by 11% (in 2015 — 4%). Print media is trusted by 8% of Russians, conversations with relatives and friends — 7%, radio 7% (compared with 2015 figures have not changed). The answer is “no sources of information you trust more” produced 27%, undecided 7% of respondents.

The survey took place on 19-20 January in 104 settlements of the 53 subjects of the Russian Federation, it was attended by 1.5 thousand respondents. Statorseite not exceed 3.6%.

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