The answer might surprise you – it’s not CNN or Fox News. Check out this infographic to see which news sources Americans trust the most.
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The New York Times
In terms of absolute numbers, the most popular news source in the United States is still television, reachingsome 118 million people every day. The second most popular news source is the internet, with about 84 million daily users. This is followed by radio (69 million), newspapers (55 million) and finally social media (47 million). Interestingly, despite being one of the youngest news platforms, social media has managed to carve out a sizable chunk of the American news audience.
The Washington Post
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded on December 6, 1877, making it the area’s oldest extant newspaper.
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is the most popular news source in the United States, with over two million readers. The Journal is known for its conservative viewpoint and its coverage of business and financial news.
A recent study found that USA Today is the most widely read news source in the United States. The study, which was conducted by the Pew Research Center, found that nearly two-thirds of Americans (64%) say they have read or seen news from USA Today in the past week. This is significantly higher than the second most popular news source, The Wall Street Journal (51%), and the third most popular, The New York Times (50%).