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By the numbers: Americans' trust in online news is low — and falling

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Americans already trust newspapers and television news more than online news, and while trust in papers and TV is rising, trust in internet news is falling, per a new poll from Gallup.

By the numbers: Only 16% of those surveyed in 2017 said they trusted online news "a great deal" or "quite a lot." That's down from 21% in 1999 and 19% in 2014.