Polls on Media Bias
Gallup: Confidence in Mass Media Matches 2016 Record Low
Since 1972, the pollsters at Gallup have been asking about confidence in the mass media. On Thursday, they announced their latest poll found only 32 percent of the public have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in the media’s news reporting. A record high of 39 percent chose the answer "none at all."
POLL: Two-Thirds of Americans Agree Journalists Are Mostly Advocates
The inaugural Harris Poll from the new website The Messanger found that two-thirds of voters agreed that "most journalists practice advocacy rather than unbiased journalism," including 77 percent of Republicans and 61 percent of Democrats.
MRC POLL: Most Say CNN’s Left-Wing Bias Has Driven Them Away
A new poll from the Media Research Center, conducted by McLaughlin & Associates, finds a majority (54%) of CNN viewers say they are now watching the network less than they used to, and most of those people (61%) agree that “one of the reasons I find myself watching CNN less often is because of its liberal/left-wing bias.”
Politico Founding Editor Urges Roberts to Retire from Supreme Court
Politico's founding editor absurdly suggests that Chief Justice John Roberts conveniently retire soon so Joe Biden can replace him.
Gutfeld on the Latest Poll: Media 'Slightly More Popular' Than an STD
At the top of Thursday's top rated Gutfeld! on Fox News, host Greg Gutfeld had a little fun with the latest Gallup poll on confidence in the press. The numbers weren't good.
Rasmussen Poll: 58 Percent Agree That Media Are 'Enemy of the People'
This is shocking. The latest phone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports found voters overwhelmingly believe “fake news” is a problem, and a majority -- 58 percent! -- agree with former President Donald Trump that the media have become “the enemy of the people.”
New MRC Poll: 3X More Voters See News Media As Easier on Joe Biden
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
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
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?
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.
SPECIAL REPORT: The Stealing of the Presidency, 2020
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'
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
Bozell & Graham Column: Poll Underlines Liberal Dominance in TV News
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?