Polls on Media Bias
New Poll: Most Americans 'Angry or Bothered' by Seeing Biased News
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'
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
Wow: Nearly Half of Voters Believe Media Make Up Stories About Trump
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.
Gallup Poll: Most Republicans Disagree Media 'Get the Facts Straight'
PBS Poll: More Americans Trust Trump Than the Media; 'Horrible Trend'
New Poll: 50 Percent Believe Media Have Over-Dramatized Trump Charges
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 media…
Two New Polls Show Deepening Distrust of Trump-Trashing Press Corps
Two new polls demonstrate an ongoing, deepening distrust of the so-called “objective” news media, especially among Republicans. A new Rasmussen Reports poll published on Thursday found 76 percent of Republicans and 51 percent of voters not affiliated with either major political party believe most reporters are biased against President Trump. YouGov.com found 70 percent agreed news…
New Poll: Most Americans Don't Trust the 'Fake News' Media
Bozell & Graham Column: Hiding the Media's Disapproval Rating
The latest poll by USA Today and Suffolk University carried some eye-opening numbers about public disapproval of the media’s aggressive attempts to run the country. They found President Trump has a 45 percent approval rating, while 47 percent disapprove. That’s not surprising. The media talk about his unpopularity all the time. But here’s what they don’t talk about: their own numbers. Only 37…
Poll: Majority of Americans Agree Media Is ‘Opposition Party’ to Trump
A new poll released on Monday by Investor’s Business Daily reported that a firm majority of American’s have not only become “weary” of seeing the media’s negative Trump coverage, but also that the liberal media have been cemented as the “opposition party” to Trump.
New Poll: 38% Give the Press a Big Fat 'F' for Campaign Coverage
Evidence keeps piling up that the American people have a very low opinion of how the media reports on our elections. The latest Pew Research Center opinion survey revealed “Just 22% give the press a grade of an A or B, while 38% give it a failing grade” – an F. The approval of the media has been declining for years. After the 2004 re-election of George W. Bush, 33 percent of voters gave the…
MRC/YouGov Poll: Most Voters Saw, Rejected News Media Bias
By Overwhelming 10-1, Public Thinks Media Want Clinton to Win
Two national polls released late in the week confirmed the public widely recognizes the news media’s agenda in favor of Hillary Clinton and decidedly against Donald Trump, a reality documented in a NewsBusters study earlier in the week. “By nearly 10-1, all those surveyed say the news media, including major newspapers and TV stations, would like to see Clinton rather than Trump elected,” Susan…