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Confidence In TV, Newspaper News Rebounds Slightly

Americans'confidence in newspaper and TV news -- stuck at record lows since 2007 -- rebounded slightly this year, according to a Gallup poll. "While the improvement for each is small in absolute terms" -- it actually amounts to a raise of 1 to 3 percentage points -- "it could mark the beginning of the reversal of the trend seen in recent years," according to Gallup Daily blog.

In 1993, almost half of Americans -- 46% -- expressed a "great deal" of confidence in television news; the percentage now is 27%. Top percentage for confidence in newspaper news was 39%, back in 1991; 20 years later, it's just 28%.

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