Sacred Heart University to Release Results of National Poll on Trust and Bias in the Media

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The Sacred Heart University Polling Institute will release its third survey on "Trust and Satisfaction with the National News Media" at noon on Wednesday, September 23.

Trust and Satisfaction with the National News Media

The Sacred Heart University Polling Institute will release its third survey on "Trust and Satisfaction with the National News Media" at noon on Wednesday, September 23. The national survey of 800 Americans was fielded from Sept. 8-11 and covered new subjects as well as updating results from 2003 and 2007. Some of the key findings will include:

➢    Fox News Trusted Most - and Least
➢    Large Majorities See Media Attempts to Influence Public Opinion and Policies
➢    Americans Provide News Media with Dismal Satisfaction Ratings
➢    Little Support Found for Tax Dollar Bailout of Newspapers

Subjects included in the poll:

➢    Media Trust, Influence and Ratings
➢    News Media Viewing Habits
➢    The Fairness Doctrine
➢    Media Ownership
➢    The Future

Sacred Heart University Polling Institute Director Jerry Lindsley and Media Studies and Digital Culture Associate Professor Jim Castonguay will be available to discuss the results.

About Sacred Heart University
Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. Approximately 6,000 students attend the University's four colleges: Arts & Sciences; Education & Health Professions; University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. (Jack) Welch College of Business. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its "Best 368 Colleges: 2009," and U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2008" ranks SHU among the best master's universities in the North. SHU fields 31 division I athletic teams, and has an award-winning program of community service. http://www.sacredheart.edu

For additional Sacred Heart University news, please visit http://www.sacredheart.edu/pressroom.cfm.

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