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 downward since 1979,…

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] apparently still have…

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 journalism in her interview with McArdle. It’s even…

New Gallup Poll Shreds CNN's Speculation on Women, Abortion, and the G

October 23rd, 2012 6:23 PM
After a USA Today/Gallup poll showed women in swing states thought abortion the top election issue, CNN hyped the news and cast a wary eye toward "controversial" Republican positions as the possible catalysts. Five days later, however, Gallup reported that, nationally, abortion is near the bottom of importance among voters. CNN hosts Erin Burnett and Anderson Cooper led their October 18…

Cursed Fiends! Bill Press Condemns Media for Citing Gallup Poll With R

October 19th, 2012 6:51 PM
Liberal radio host Bill Press wants it both ways. He's "blown away and upset" that Gallup's daily tracking poll yesterday showed Mitt Romney ahead of President Obama by seven points. Press also wants everyone to know that the poll is meaningless. (audio clip after page break)