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.”
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
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%.
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…
Gallup Poll: Most Republicans Disagree Media 'Get the Facts Straight'
September 4th, 2017 10:33 PM
This isn't a great poll number for the press. Gallup reports that “Just over a third of Americans (37%) in 2017 say news organizations generally get the facts straight, unchanged from the last time Gallup asked this question in 2003.” While overall perception of the media’s accuracy is stable, major partisan shifts emerged over the past 14 years. Republicans' trust in…
PBS Poll: More Americans Trust Trump Than the Media; 'Horrible Trend'
July 6th, 2017 10:51 AM
Monday's PBS NewsHour spotlighted the low trust in the news media, according to the results of their latest poll. Only 30 percent of those surveyed by NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist trust the press "a good deal" or "a great amount." The Trump administration scored seven points better in the same poll. Guest Stuart Rothenberg bemoaned the "horrible trend" towards…
New Poll: 50 Percent Believe Media Have Over-Dramatized Trump Charges
June 23rd, 2017 4:14 PM
If you believe that the news media's coverage of allegations involving President Donald Trump has been irresponsible and over-dramatized, you’re not alone. According to a new poll released by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, 50 percent of participants believe the media have favored people making allegations against the Republican occupant of the White House; 34 percent think the…
New Poll: Most Americans Don't Trust the 'Fake News' Media
May 24th, 2017 3:13 PM
More research from liberal universities has confirmed that not only is the media biased against Trump, but a majority of the public doesn’t trust what they read from the mainstream media either. These findings echo a Gallup poll from September that showed only 32 percent of Americans trusted the media.
MRC/YouGov Poll: Most Voters Saw, Rejected News Media Bias
November 15th, 2016 9:47 AM
A post-election MRC/YouGov Poll of more than 2,000 actual voters demonstrates the American people were not persuaded by the dishonest liberal media to vote against Trump
Rasmussen Poll: Only 29% Trust Media 'Fact Checking' of Candidates
September 30th, 2016 1:53 PM
On Monday, we noted the latest Rasmussen Reports survey found that 46 percent of those surveyed felt the debate moderators would assist Hillary Clinton – something that happened with liberal Lester Holt in Monday’s debate. On Friday, Rasmussen has a new survey of 1,000 likely voters demonstrating a major distrust in media-elite “fact checking” of the candidates:
Rasmussen Poll: 46 Percent Expected Moderators to Favor Hillary
September 27th, 2016 2:33 PM
Apparently, the public has been made painfully aware that the moderators will not be fair in this election cycle. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey taken before the first debate found "a plurality (46%) of likely U.S. voters believes most moderators will try to help Clinton in the upcoming debates. Only six percent (6%) think they will try to help Trump instead.…
Liberal Bias Runs Rampant as Gallup Finds ‘Trust in Media Sinks'
September 14th, 2016 4:14 PM
According to a new poll by Gallup, Americans’s trust in their media fell to a shocking new low. Asked if they believe the press will “report the news fully, accurately and fairly,” a meager 32 percent answered in the affirmative. Gallup’s Art Swift noted, “This is down eight percentage points from last year.”
Gallup Poll: Confidence in Police Rates Twice That of Mainstream Media
June 17th, 2015 8:04 PM
A new Gallup survey has revealed that Americans have approximately twice as much confidence in law enforcement personnel -- 52 percent -- as they do in newspapers -- 24 percent -- and television news -- 21 percent.
The telephone poll was conducted June 2-7 and included Gallup's newest survey on confidence in U.S. institutions, which it has updated every year since 1993.
Poll: Just 2% of Young Americans Trust Media to ‘Do the Right Thing’
April 30th, 2015 9:44 AM
A new poll from Harvard University’s Institute of Politics has some alarming findings about the trustworthiness of the American media. Among adults aged 18-29, the poll found that just 12 percent believe the media "do the right thing."