New MRC Poll: 3X More Voters See News Media As Easier on Joe Biden

April 26th, 2021 8:55 AM

As Joe Biden nears his 100th day in office, a new poll conducted for the Media Research Center by McLaughlin & Associates finds a plurality of voters say the news media have given the President an easier ride than his predecessors. The public’s perception of a pro-Biden bias is confirmed by a recent MRC study which found broadcast evening news coverage of the new President has been more…

CBS: Mondale ‘Won the Argument’ With Reagan Over Government

April 20th, 2021 2:39 PM

All three broadcast network morning shows paid tribute to the late former Vice President, and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, Walter Mondale on Tuesday, but only NBC’s Today actually permitted the “L” word — “liberal” — to be heard on their airwaves. CBS This Morning co-anchor Tony Dokoupil claimed Mondale — “a self-described progressive” — ultimately “won” his…

New MRC Poll PROVES Media’s Cuomo Cover-Up Distorted Public’s View

March 3rd, 2021 8:30 AM

Due to the liberal media's failure to properly cover the scandal surrounding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's mistreatment of nursing home patients, one quarter of all voters have been left in the dark about this important story, a new MRC/McLaughlin & Associates poll discovered. Once informed, those voters swung from a plurality (45%) having a favorable view of Cuomo’s handling of the…

Trick Question: Guess How Many Journalists Voted for Trump This Year?

December 11th, 2020 9:20 AM

Every four years since 2000, the online opinion site Slate lets readers see how their staff has voted in the presidential election. This year, the survey found, not a single Slate staffer voted for President Trump, even though more than 74,200,000 other Americans did — a record haul for a Republican nominee.

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SPECIAL REPORT: The Stealing of the Presidency, 2020

November 24th, 2020 1:00 PM

The left-wing news media didn’t just poison the information environment with their incessantly negative coverage of President Trump going into the 2020 election. They also refused to give airtime to important arguments of the Republican campaign — both pro-Trump and anti-Biden — which meant millions of voters cast their ballots knowing only what the media permitted them to know about the…

POLL: Americans' Hope for Objective Media Is 'All But Lost'

August 4th, 2020 8:19 PM

The Knight Foundation, which springs from the Knight-Ridder newspaper chain and has backed leftist press organs like NPR, has a discouraging new poll for the media. A large poll of 20,000 people found "Americans' hope for an objective media is all but lost."

New Survey: Most Agree Journalists 'Deserve' Scrutiny, Criticism

August 29th, 2019 3:23 PM
A new poll from Rasmussen Reports reveals most Americans believe that journalists are more liberal than they are, and deserve scrutiny, despite the fervent objections from The New York Times. There’s even more bad news for the liberal media: the majority also agreed President Trump’s attacks on the press were “appropriate.”

Bozell & Graham Column: Poll Underlines Liberal Dominance in TV News

April 9th, 2019 11:03 PM

The Hollywood Reporter performed a poll on the news media, and the finding is still unexpected and shocking to some. The headline was “Americans Think All Network News Channels Lean Liberal, Poll Finds.” Common sense has won. Can we dispose with the ridiculous fiction that the network news product is objective, strictly balanced, and nonpartisan?

New Poll: 45 Percent Say Media Was Biased Against Kavanaugh

October 9th, 2018 3:43 PM
The liberal media’s joint effort with the Democratic Party to destroy Brett Kavanaugh was so blatant that fully 45 percent of those polled by The Hill determined that the media’s coverage of the hearings was slanted against the new Supreme Court Justice

Too Political: 43% Surveyed Less Likely to Watch Sports

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October 4th, 2018 1:54 PM
More bad news for the NFL. According to Variety, viewership of the first three weeks of the 2018 season “are down an average 2% in total viewers from where they were at the same point in 2017.” Of course, ratings in the same period of 2017 nosedived 8%-10%.  

New Poll: Most Americans 'Angry or Bothered' by Seeing Biased News

June 26th, 2018 6:00 PM

The latest Gallup/Knight Foundation poll on the media and democracy finds a substantial degree of skepticism about the press, despite all the sloganeering about “Facts First” and “Truth” being “more important than ever.” Overall, Americans estimate that about 62 percent of the news they see on television, read in newspapers and hear on the radio is biased. They are even more inclined to see…

Poll: 77 Percent Believe 'Traditional' Media Report 'Fake News'

April 2nd, 2018 5:26 PM

The American people are very skeptical of “fake news” in the Old Media. A new Monmouth University poll asked respondents “Do you think some traditional major news sources like TV and newspapers ever report fake news stories, or not?” A whopping 77 percent of those polled said Yes – 31 percent said it happens regularly, and 46 percent said it happens occasionally.

Poll Finds Poor Trust Numbers for ABC, CBS, NBC, NYT, LAT, WashPost

November 8th, 2017 1:10 PM
Paul Bedard at the Washington Examiner reports a new poll shows more voters than not find the Big Three network newscasts and the nation’s three largest liberal newspapers “untrustworthy.” The latest Zogby poll asked specifically about "NBC, CBS, and ABC, along with large newspapers such as the New York Times, L.A. Times, and Washington Post?”The results? Forty-eight…

Wow: Nearly Half of Voters Believe Media Make Up Stories About Trump

October 18th, 2017 10:42 AM

According to a poll conducted by Politico and Morning Consult, nearly half of American voters distrust the media’s reporting on President Trump and his administration. Not only that, but they believe journalists deliberately fabricate stories about Trump. More surprising, it’s not just Republicans or Trump supporters who believe this.