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Europeans Wake-Up to Mainstream Media Bias

Public opinion survey shows Europeans highly sceptical of mainstream media coverage of Ukraine conflict


This article originally appeared at Sputnik


The survey was conducted by ICM Research for Sputnik. Polls were taken from March 20 through April 9 in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Greece.

An average of 54 percent of residents in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Greece place little or no trust in how their respective mainstream media cover the Ukrainian conflict, a poll conducted by ICM Research exclusively for Sputnik News Agency showed.

The survey was carried out from March 20 to April 9, 2015 and targeted more than 4,000 people.

It revealed that 39 percent of people polled said they had "not very much" trust in mainstream mass media when it came to reporting on the Ukrainian crisis "accurately and fairly," while 15 percent of all respondents answered "none at all" in respect to their faith in such media reports.


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