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Q. How much trust do you have in what you read or hear in the following media? NET: A lot of trust/Some trust
|SBS TV news and current affairs||60%||61%|
|ABC radio news and current affairs||58%||57%|
|Commercial TV news and current affairs||47%||48%|
|News and opinion in daily newspapers||46%||44%|
|News and opinion in local newspapers||46%||47%|
|ABC radio talkback programs||45%||44%|
|Commercial radio news and current affairs||44%||44%|
|News and opinion websites||37%||39%|
|Commercial radio talkback programs||34%||35%|
- A majority of people had at least some trust in SBS TV news (60%) and ABC radio news (57%), while none of the other sources gained above 50%.
- There was little change from last year in the levels of trust recorded for each media source.
- There were few significant differences by age, gender, income or highest level of education attained.
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