CNN Twists Gallup Coronavirus Vaccine Survey With Misleading Headline
May 13th, 2020 2:22 PM
CNN twisted a Gallup poll’s results yesterday in an effort to support their narrative that most Americans want a never-ending national lockdown. On Wednesday the network tweeted out a survey which supposedly found 68% of Americans said a vaccine was necessary before “returning to normal.” A headline on their website repeated this claim. But that reporting was quickly debunked by…
GOP Rep. Warns of Danger of Big Government Regulating Tech
October 17th, 2019 9:22 AM
Big tech has presented many problems for the legislators in Washington to tackle. One of those is regulation. Many politicians on both sides of the aisle have discussed government regulation of Big Tech. Government regulation and amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act are seen as a solution to the scandals plaguing tech companies.
Survey: Americans Very Concerned About Liberal Media Bias, ‘Fake News’
January 17th, 2018 8:03 PM
While acknowledging that technological advances “have made it easier for Americans to connect with each other and to find information, including details about the major issues facing the country,” a poll conducted in late 2017 by four liberal foundations indicates that media bias and “fake news” are still serious problems.
Will Media Report? Nearly Half of U.S. Calls Abortion ‘Morally Wrong'
July 21st, 2017 2:06 PM
New poll findings reveal that the liberal media, applaud abortion “healthcare” as “moral,” are out of touch with nearly half of the United States. And so, while the media readily cite polls supporting their agenda, it’s doubtful they’ll report this one.
Why the ‘Establishment’ Media Is Finding Itself on Shaky Ground
March 22nd, 2017 2:50 PM
As a member of The Daily Signal team, I took offense to The Washington Post’s recent questioning of our “legitimacy” as a news organization. The Washington Post began its story stating that, “In an age of partisan media, the lines between ‘partisan’ and ‘media’ can sometimes blur.” I wonder if the reporter has taken a look at just how partisan…
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.
Before Congress Speech, Netanyahu More Favorable Than Obama in U.S.
March 2nd, 2015 7:17 PM
Ever since House Speaker John Boehner in mid-January invited Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's current prime minister, to speak before both chambers of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, the White House and most members of the press have slammed the fact that the Ohio Republican didn't consult the president before extending the offer, which many Democrats and White House officials have interpreted…
Gallup Poll Shows All-Time Low In Public Confidence In Media
September 17th, 2014 5:03 PM
The pollsters at Gallup reported on Wednesday that Americans' confidence in the media's ability to report "the news fully, accurately, and fairly" has dropped to its previous all-time low of 40 percent. That number was at 55 percent in 1999, but hasn’t been above 50 percent since 2005.
The media is really struggling among Democrats, who have “traditionally expressed…
UPDATED: Nets Ignore Poll Showing Obama Approval at an All-Time Low
September 5th, 2014 12:37 AM
The evening newscasts for the major broadcast networks came and went on Thursday night and ABC, CBS, and NBC refused to cover a new poll from Gallup that showed President Barack Obama’s approval rating at an all-time low of 38 percent. After the CBS Evening News made mention of a CBS News poll on Tuesday showing only 36 percent of Americans approving of how Obama was doing his job when…
Gallup: Public's Confidence in News Media Sinks to Record Low
June 19th, 2014 1:52 PM
In its annual survey of the public's faith in 17 key institutions, TV news has fallen to a new low, with only the U.S. Congress ranking below it in terms of public esteem.
Just 18 percent of U.S. adults say they have "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in TV news, down from 23 percent who gave those answers last year. The previous record low was in 2012,…
Journalists Place Near Bottom in Poll Ranking Public Respect for Profe
December 17th, 2013 3:12 PM
Continuing a decades-long trend, members of the media placed near the bottom in a poll which asked respondents their opinions of various professions.
In the Gallup survey, TV reporters were barely more popular than advertising salespeople, state-level politicians, car salesmen, members of Congress, and lobbyists with just 20 percent of respondents saying they had a favorable opinion. They…
Gallup Poll Shows Only One in Four Americans Trusts Newspapers, TV New
June 19th, 2013 3:02 PM
A new poll conducted by the Gallup Organization contains some very bad news for the news industry. The survey indicates that only 23 percent of American adults have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in newspapers and television news, the worst results since 2007.
According to Elizabeth Mendes, deputy managing editor at Gallup, newspapers have been trending…
MSNBC’s Wagner Claims Those Who Disapprove of Bush 'Still Have their
June 12th, 2013 5:12 PM
A new Gallup poll released on Monday found more Americans approve of former President George W. Bush than disapprove, for the first time since 2005. MSNBC’s weekday lunchtime anchor Alex Wagner just couldn’t stand the news.
The left-wing host expressed her dismay with the new poll on Wednesday’s Now, huffing that the “46 percent of Americans [who disapprove of Bush]…
HuffPost’s Bendery Parrots Obama Talking Points on Benghazi, Claims
May 20th, 2013 3:42 PM
Appearing on Sunday’s edition of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program, Huffington Post correspondent Jennifer Bendery dismissed the Benghazi scandal, telling host John McArdle that “there’s really not a whole lot of ‘there’ there” when it comes to the September 2012 attacks.
It’s offensive enough that Bendery abandoned any sense of objective…