Survey: Most Say Musk Will Improve Twitter, Will Start Using It More

April 29th, 2022 4:38 PM

Americans largely think Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter will make it better, and that they’ll use it more often, now that the free-speech billionaire has purchased the giant social media platform.

Polls: Media Distrust News on Social, But Americans Distrust Media

February 11th, 2022 12:27 PM

Legacy media professionals say the mix of news people see on social media platforms is one-sided, inaccurate and one-sided – just the way Americans say they view the legacy news media.

Editor’s Pick: CNSNews on 58% of Voters Not Trusting CNN

February 9th, 2022 10:17 AM

On Tuesday, CNSNews Blog Editor Craig Bannister reported: “CNN has long claimed to be ‘The Most Trusted Name in News’ – but, a strong majority of voters say it’s not, a new Rasmussen survey reveals.” He explained: “The national survey of 1,000 U.S. likely voters, conducted February 3 and 6, 2022, finds that 58% disagree with the network’s boast.”

57% of Dems Want Big Tech to Ensure 'Some People Are Not Offended'

January 10th, 2022 3:30 PM

While a slim majority of Americans still want social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to allow unrestricted free speech on their platforms, a solid majority of Democrats want the platforms to regulate content that might offend “some people,” a new survey by Rasmussen Reports finds.

Editor’s Pick: CNS Covers Poll Showing HUGE Support for Two Genders

December 28th, 2021 10:06 AM

Our friends at CNS News have a piece from Monday that gave hope to anyone who believes in what should be seen as both a basic fact and uncontroversial stance set forth by God: there are only genders in man and woman. CNS News managing editor Michael Chapman has the details thanks to Rasmussen as they tied the poll to the fact that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has faced a torrent of…

Only 11% of Voters Are Very Confident Social Media Censorship Is Fair

February 16th, 2021 10:08 AM

Only one in nine U.S. likely voters are very confident that social media censor questionable content in a fair and unbiased way, while nearly half have no trust at all that it will do so, a new Rasmussen survey finds.

Rasmussen: 61% of Users Say Social Media Is Bad for US Politics

October 19th, 2020 1:31 PM

More than three-fourths of social media users do not believe most of what they read on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, a new Rasmussen survey finds.

Rasmussen Poll: 48 Percent Say Media Biased Against Trump

January 4th, 2017 1:42 PM
A new poll released on Wednesday by Rasmussen Reports found that nearly half the American people are still convinced that the media are biased against President-elect Donald Trump since Election Day. Rasmussen reported that 48 percent “of all Likely U.S. Voters believe most reporters are biased against the president-elect” while “12% think they are biased for Trump, while…

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.…

Poll: Only 23% of Voters Say Reporters Will 'Offer Unbiased Coverage'

May 21st, 2015 11:47 AM

The media's reputation for bias was confirmed in a poll released Thursday by Rasmussen Reports, which found 61 percent of "likely U.S. voters do not trust the political news they are getting. That's a 16-point jump from 45% last October." Rasmussen also asked the 965 likely voters, "When it comes to the [2016] presidential campaign, will most reporters try to help or hurt Hillary Clinton, or…

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Poll Shows 46 Percent Want Stephanopoulos Out of Campaign Coverage

May 19th, 2015 5:50 PM
If it weren't for bad luck, senior ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos would have no luck at all. According to a poll released Tuesday by Rasmussen Reports, a plurality of 46 percent of likely voters think that the co-host of the weekday Good Morning America program and This Week, a Sunday news and interview show, should be banned from any coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Poll: 40% of Americans Think Brian Williams Should Resign from NBC

February 9th, 2015 12:38 PM
In the wake of the ongoing saga surrounding NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams’ repeated lies about his reporting in Iraq in 2003, polling by Rasmussen Reports found that Williams hurts NBC’s credibility and thus should resign from NBC News. Based on their results, 40% of American adults think Williams should resign from his role as Nightly News anchor following his admission that…

NB's Rich Noyes, Laura Ingraham Discuss Polls Showing Americans Are Wi

August 23rd, 2012 12:19 PM
A new poll by Rasmussen shows that 51 percent of voters think the media will, for the most part, attempt to help reelect President Obama rather than work to accurately and fairly report on the campaign. Only 9 percent of respondents believe the media are in the tank for Romney. That same poll found 59 percent of likely voters "believe Obama has received the best treatment from the media so…