Democrats are more likely than Republicans to say the national news media do a very good job of keeping people informed. The percentage of Republicans with that view dropped 6 points over the last year, while the percentage of Democrats who feel that way increased by 5 points.
Source: Surveys conducted March 13-27, 2017, and Jan. 12-Feb. 8, 2016, “Americans' Attitudes About the News Media Deeply Divided Along Partisan Lines,” Pew Research Center, May 10, 2017, https://tinyurl.com/lwvktsu
Data for the graphic are as follows:
|Political party||Fairly well||Very well|