Poll: Getting facts right key to Americans' trust in media

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, White House press secretary Josh Earnest takes questions during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington. Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans' skepticism about what they read on social media. Just about 6 percent of people say they have a lot of confidence in the media, putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well below the public's view of other institutions. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Trust in the news media is being eroded by perceptions of inaccuracy and bias, fueled in part by Americans’ skepticism about what they read on social media.

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