Popular views about ‘trust in media’ are sharply divided. 26% show distrust, 23% show trust while 42% regard it as tolerable. 9% did not give a view. GILLANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN

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Popular views about ‘trust in media’ are sharply divided. 26% show distrust, 23% show trust while 42% regard it as tolerable. 9% did not give a view. GILLANI POLL/GALLUP PAKISTAN
Islamabad, October 22, 2012
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, popular views about ‘trust in media’ are sharply divided. 26% show distrust, 23% show trust while 42% regard it as tolerable. 9% did not give a view.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “How do you regard the media, with trust, distrust or find it tolerable?” Responding to this, 42% find it tolerable, 26% regard it with distrust and 23% regard it with trust. However, 9% did not give a response.

Question: “How do you regard the media, with trust, distrust or find it tolerable?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
        the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
           (www.gallup-international.comwww.gallup.com.pk, www.gilanifoundation.com)   

The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2674men in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during October 07, 2012 – October 13, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

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