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Local newspapers remain the most trusted and popular source of local news

Posted October 14, 2014 | Uncategorized

According to a recent report by Press Gazette local newspapers remain by the far most trusted and popular source of local news. This information comes from a recent YouGov survey.

When asking people about hear about how trustworthy they find various news sources, the following were said to be trustworthy:

Local newspapers: 64 per cent
Local television: 58 per cent
Local radio: 59 per cent
Noticeboards: 58 per cent
National TV: 43 per cent
Local gossip: 34 per cent
National newspapers: 27 per cent
Facebook: 21 per cent
Twitter: 15 per cent
Blogs: 14 per cent.