Distrust of media hits record high - News and Current Events | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading

Distrust of media hits record high
Updated: Views / Replies:670 / 0
Created: by kbit Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors – all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you don’t need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Thread Tools Search this Thread

Distrust of media hits record high

  #1 (permalink)
Elite Member
Aurora, Il USA
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: futures
kbit's Avatar
Posts: 5,884 since Nov 2010
Thanks: 3,303 given, 3,334 received

Distrust of media hits record high

There’s something you should hear, but we’re willing to bet you might not believe it. The results of a new Gallup poll reveal that Americans’ distrust with the media is more severe than ever.

Gallup released findings from one of their newest studies on Friday, and through their research the polling group has determined that more than half of Americans have little to no trust in the mainstream media. According to the group’s findings, 60 percent of Americans polled say they have “little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately and fairly.”

Pollsters with Gallup have asked Americans about their take on the mass media routinely since the 1990s, but analyzing the answers they’ve received in the two decades or so since reveals that distrust is indeed at a record high.
Back in 1997 when Gallup first began regularly asking around, only 46 percent of the people polled said they had very little-to no trust in the media, compared to 53 percent who favored it either a great deal or a fair amount. Today, 40 percent say they trust their sources that much, compared to 44 percent just one year earlier.

The results of the Gallup study come close to mirroring statistic from a similar poll conducted recently by Public Policy Polling for Daily Kos and the SEIU. When they asked around one month ago if Americans had a "favorable or unfavorable" view of the political media, 78 percent of those polled said they were more than weary of political journalists.

That isn’t to say that Americans had a negative outlook on their news sources before that though, either. Gallup adds that they polled people for their take three different times during the 1970s, but back then as many as 72 percent responded favorably about the American media.

“Media sources must clearly do more to earn the trust of Americans, the majority of whom see the media as biased one way or the other. At the same time, there is an opportunity for others outside the ‘mass media’ to serve as information sources that Americans do trust,” Gallup reports.

Gallup conducted their latest survey between September 6 and 9, and sampled 1,017 random adults from the United States. There is a plus-or-minus margin of error of 4 percent.

Distrust of media hits record high — RT

Reply With Quote


futures io > > > > Distrust of media hits record high

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Wyckoff Hunting for Great Risk/Reward Ratio w/Gary Fullett

Elite only

Digging into the Details of iSystems w/Stage 5 & iSystems

Jun 5

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gold Demand Hits New Record; Europeans Stockpile Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 February 16th, 2012 07:00 AM
Belgium Hits Record High Yields As Business Confidence Slumps Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 November 24th, 2011 11:00 AM
Italy’s Borrowing Cost Hits New Record Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 November 8th, 2011 12:20 PM
Europe Shares Seen Lower; Gold Hits Record High Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 July 18th, 2011 02:20 AM
Yen Hits Record High on Dollar; Will Central Banks Intervene? Quick Summary News and Current Events 2 March 16th, 2011 08:20 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:08 AM.

Copyright © 2018 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2018-05-21 in 0.06 seconds with 19 queries on phoenix via your IP