Posted 18 Feb 2009
For the sixth consecutive year, a GfK Roper Public Affairs & Media poll shows Americans consider PBS the nations most trusted institution among nationally known organizations and the best choice in childrens programming for ages 2-8. PBS remains #1 in public trust, with 49% trusting PBS a great deal. Second in trust are courts of law, which are trusted a great deal by 27%. Among those polled, 18% found PBS to be an excellent use of tax dollars, second only to military defense, which garnered 23%.