In addition to their well-publicized financial woes, newspapers have a credibility problem, as Americans’ confidence in them continues to decline.

A Gallup poll of 1,529 adults conducted June 1-4 found that the proportion of respondents expressing “a great deal” of confidence in newspapers slipped from 25% in 2012 to 23% this year; in 2011 28% of Americans expressed a great deal of confidence in newspapers.

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