Q. How much trust do you have in what you read in the following newspapers?
|A lot of trust||Some trust||Not much trust||No trust at all||Don’t know|
|The Telegraph (NSW only)||7%||45%||25%||21%||2%|
|Sydney Morning Herald (NSW only)||20%||54%||19%||6%||1%|
|The Age (Victoria only)||23%||56%||15%||3%||3%|
|Herald Sun (Victoria only)||7%||47%||32%||12%||2%|
|Courier Mail (Queensland only)||9%||56%||22%||12%||1%|
* Note : Percentages based only on respondents who had read each newspaper.
Among those who have read each newspaper, 23% have a lot of trust in The Age and 20% have a lot of trust in the SMH. 16% of readers of The Australian have a lot of trust in the newspaper but only 7% have a lot of trust in The Telegraph and The Herald Sun. 46% have not much or no trust in The Telegraph and 44% have not much or no trust in The Herald Sun.
Liberal/National voters (21% and 57%) are more likely than Labor voters (17% and 50%) to have a lot or some trust in the Australian.
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