Seventy percent of respondents to a new survey conducted by 28 newsrooms said they financially support one or more news organization, according to a new report from the Reynolds Journalism Institute's Trusting News Project. 

In February and March of this year, 28 newsrooms asked their audiences about news organizations they trust, those they distrust and whether they pay for news. The results, which included responses from a broad cross-section of news organizations, were published today.

Newsrooms that participated cut across a variety of media: Print (The Dallas Morning News, The Kansas City Star, USA Today, The Coloradoan), radio (KUT, St. Louis Public Radio), TV (NBC) and digital publishing (The Evergrey). They collected 8,728 responses for the online survey which, as the study explains, "sought to gain a better understanding of some of the major questions journalists face today.

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