MTV – The Most Trusted Name In News? (Among Young People?)

Network news is heading for a crisis, with fewer and fewer young people using it as their primary information source. Why rush home for the six o’clock news when there are online papers, blogs, and cable available ’round the clock? A recent Pew Research Center survey revealed that only 23 percent of young people 18-29 get their campaign news from network anchors.” Into this landscape, MTV News is gaining more and more influence.