Age of Fake News: How much trust do we have left?

Grace de Benedetti, Katy Gilbertson, Alli Palmbach, Natalie Sainz, Shane Zerr, Amber Zhang

Why do the Democrats have more trust in media than the Republicans? Why do feelings towards rural Americans influence trust in media?

Podcast Your Vote conducted a data analysis tackling questions about the influences on people’s trust in media and journalists. The results reveal that political ideology and feelings towards rural Americans rank top.

What does being a rural voter have to do with trust in media? We spoke with Christina Farhart, professor of political science at Carleton College, to learn more.

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