Gallup Honesty Ethical Standards of Professions Jan2018 largeAdults are almost 3 times more likely to trust auto mechanics as they are to trust advertising practitioners.

Americans have such dim views of the honesty and ethical standards of advertising practitioners that they place them alongside the oft-disdained members of Congress. So finds the latest annual Gallup report on honesty and ethics in professions, which finds just three rated as being less trustworthy than advertisers.

 - Courtesy of Marketing Charts.