The network’s ratings are down, and its credibility has taken a significant hit.
A Public Policy Polling study of credibility in news outlets shows that “Fox News has hit a record low in the four years that we’ve been doing this poll.” Only 41 percent of voters trust it, compared to 46 percent that do not trust it. That’s a decrease in trust of eight percent over the past three years.
Still, the news isn’t all bad for the network.
To give you an idea of how divided the country is politically, Fox News is simultaneously the outlet that Americans trust the most and the least. When asked to name the network they trust the most, 34 percent said Fox News compared with 39 percent, who said it the network they trust the least.