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Americans’ concerns about media bias deepen, even as they see it as vital for democracy | Knight Foundation

By Gallup & Knight Lab
August 4, 2020

A new report from Gallup and Knight Foundation finds a widening gap between what Americans expect from the news media and what they think they are getting. While Americans increasingly value the media’s role in our democracy, they are losing confidence in the idea of an objective media as perceptions of bias grow.

The findings were released today in “American Views 2020: Trust, Media and Democracy,” a landmark survey of 20,000 Americans that is part of the Gallup/Knight series on the evolution of Americans’ relationship with the news.

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Source: Gallup/Knight Poll: Americans’ concerns about media bias deepen, even as they see it as vital for democracy – Knight Foundation

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