This isn't a huge surprise: Almost all Americans are worried about the current state of the news media. A new poll shows that 95% of us are, quote, "troubled" by it.

The causes for our distrust include "reports on fake news" (53%), "reporting gossip" (49%), and "lying spokespeople" (48%).

Other factors include "celebrity opinions," left- and right-wing agendas, and reporting on "blind items."

And for the most part, we don't think it's going to get better. 67% believe ethics in journalism will actually be worse during the 2020 presidential campaign.

So who can Americans trust to give it to them straight? 40% say local print and online journalists are the most ethical. 23% trust local TV reporters and anchors. 22% say national print and online journalists, and 15% say national TV anchors.

Read more at The Wrap.

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