EU, EBU: Trust in media

This report gives an idea of European citizens’ perception of the trustworthiness of several types of media including TV. The Net Trust Index developed by the EBU Media Intelligence Service helped to prove that TV and Radio are still trusted much more than online platforms and social networks.

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North America & UK, CMO Council: How brands annoy fans

The research confirmed that, unsurprisingly, social media is where consumers encounter a huge percentage of the total ad messages they receive. Indeed, these channels ranked second only to TV for received ad volume in the survey. However, consumers also ranked social media as the least trusted among the top five channels. They cited friends, TV and newspapers among the most trusted sources.

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Czech Republic, CVVM: Trust in selected public institutions

The biannual research by the Public Opinion Research Center (CVVM) tracks the level of trust in traditional media as well as public institutions. According to the latest data the trust in traditional media was on the rise in 2017 after a period of decline (TV rose by 5% and radio by 4% compared to 2016). The trust in traditional media was more frequently expressed among young people (below 30).

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