Citizens trust traditional media the most

Podgorica, (MINA) – Montenegrin citizens trust traditional media the most, when it comes to political news reporting, a survey carried out by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) has shown.
According to the survey entitled “Media, Disinformation and External Influence in Montenegro”, conducted between 3 and 9 June, has shown that 48.5% have the most trust in traditional media, including TV, print media and radio.
Presenting the survey, CeMI’s director Zlatko Vujovic said that more than one third of the population, predominantly young people, were learning about political developments through social media, including Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Instagram.
He said that the Vijesti group was the most media, with the public confidence rate of 49.1% for TV Vijesti and 42% for the online news portal.
Next is the national public broadcaster RTCG with 40.4%, the daily Vijesti with 40% and the daily Dan with 36.1% confidence rate.
The survey has shown that the least trusted media outlets are the online news portal Borba.me, TV Adra and E TV.
Vujovic said that more than half of the population stated that Montenegro should have the closest relations with the European Union – 56.2%, followed by Serbia – 27.2%, Russia – 7%, United States – 6.5% and China – 1%.
He said that the EU was most often the choice of young people, while those over 65 years of age predominantly believed that Montenegro should have the closest ties with Serbia.