Members of Gen Z trust their elders more than the police, the government, and even, yes, Hollywood.
A lot more than Hollywood, actually.
Morning Consult surveyed people ages 13-23 in April, May, and June and found that this demographic is losing faith in all major institutions in the United States. In June, 28% of Gen Z found older generations to be trustworthy versus, say, 13% in police and 10% in the U.S. government. Only 4% said the same of Hollywood.
Here’s a breakdown, based on how many of them said they trust various components of our society “a lot”: