Table: A New Image Problem for Big Business

According to the latest Gallup Poll, the public has less confidence in Corporate America than in any year since 1981. Even television news and organized labor scored higher.

Respondents with a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in big business:

1999: 30%

2000: 29%

2001: 28%

2002: 20%

* Surveys of roughly 1,000 people, each conducted in June

Data: CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll

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