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WHICH News Channel do you watch/listen to most?

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Bea65 Sat 25-Jun-22 15:33:12

Which Channel do you trust most at reporting issues? Used to tell my late Mom not to watch the news as she was always worried about the 'state of the world..' Think as you get older you are more concerned as I can remember in my 20s in the 70s ..was not very wondering if its an age thing?

Ilovecheese Sat 25-Jun-22 15:47:08

Those this is two different questions.
1) The channel I trust most on reporting issues is Channel 4.

2)I think I am probably about the same level of interest as in my 30s onwards. maybe not in my twenties. There did seem to be more political activism among students in the seventies though, than there is today. More student demonstrations against the Vietnam war, as an example, or against nuclear weapons.
So not necessarily an age thing.

Bea65 Sat 25-Jun-22 17:10:46

Just thinking which Channel is reporting non-politically but wondering which is factual honest reporting!

varian Sat 25-Jun-22 17:13:18

Channel 4 is the most reliable tv news. Sky news is generally better than BBC. I seldom watch ITV.

I do listen to BBC radio 4 but also more and more to LBC.

lixy Sat 25-Jun-22 18:04:57

Channel 4 for a daily update. The presenters aren't afraid of asking the hard questions, and (usually) people have a decent chance to answer them.

I am a fan of the Today programme so I hear the news on Radio 4 in the morning too.

Chardy Sat 25-Jun-22 18:18:53

Radio 4 News at 6am, or the R4 5.30am news briefing on BBCSounds because I can listen to it any time. That's it.
World Service news gives a broader view.

silverlining48 Sat 25-Jun-22 18:30:21

Radio 4, most if the day and Today programme every day, world service ( insomniac) bbc tv and channel 4. Sometimes Al jasira.

Kim19 Sat 25-Jun-22 18:34:16

Find channel5 most 'relatable/unbiased' these days. Having said that, I'm not watching much news at all any more. Much prefer the newspaper reviews on BBC news channel at 2230 and 2330.

Lindy56 Sat 25-Jun-22 18:37:43

Agree Sky news is better than BBC news. A fan of Today programme on Radio 4 each morning.

henetha Sat 25-Jun-22 18:39:39

I have BBC news on my phone, and watch the BBC news at 6pm followed by the local news at 6.30.
But I often watch other news channels as well, being a news freak.
It started when I was a child in WW2 , listening to the crackling static on our large old radio and being fascinated by the news. Good or bad, the BBC means something to me , being in the background of my life always.

MayBee70 Sat 25-Jun-22 18:41:54

Sky News throughout the day but never miss Channel 4 at 7.

Daisend1 Sat 25-Jun-22 19:08:33

ITV3 is my favourite news channel but never miss 6.30pm local news.

SueDonim Sat 25-Jun-22 22:04:54

I get all my news online. I almost never watch TV news unless it’s something ongoing like the storming of the Capitol. I listen to R4 news if I’m driving on a long trip.

Our TV hasn’t even been switched on since the weekend of the Jubilee.

Mine Sat 25-Jun-22 22:09:37

BBC 1 and then BBC Scottish news straight after it....

Floradora9 Sun 26-Jun-22 15:01:14

We get our news from the radio, channel 4 and Times radio .