54% of Americans Think Media Is Doing a Good Job With Coronavirus Crisis

New Pew research indicates Americans have a “positive” view of the media’s coverage overall

The situation in newsrooms is dire because of the coronavirus, but more than half of Americans appreciate the efforts of the media reporting on the pandemic.

New Pew research indicates that 54% of American adults say the news media has done an “excellent or good job” responding to the new pandemic sweeping the world and upending the country’s way of life. A smaller amount, 46%, say the media is doing a “fair” or “poor” job covering the coronavirus.

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Lindsey Ellefson

Lindsey Ellefson

Media reporter • lindsey.ellefson@thewrap.com • Twitter: @ellefs0n