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Fox News Bests CNN As "Most Trusted Name In News"

After years of CNN touting itself as "the most trusted name in news," a survey released Tuesday from Public Policy Polling (PPP) discovers that among major news sources, only the Fox News Channel ...
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Exhibit 2-22: News Media Both Too Liberal and Too Powerful

The results of a survey of 1,000 likely voters conducted October 22-23, 2009 by Rasmussen Reports suggest most voters believe media bias skews government policy to the left.

Blame Republicans' "Unified Opposition" for Obama's Woes?

On Sunday's Today, co-anchor Jenna Wolfe targeted the state of the economy and Republican opposition - not the substance of President Obama's policies - for his drop in popularity. Wolfe lectured ...

Rasmussen Reports: Voters See Media As Liberal, Biased, Too Powerful

A new survey from Scott Rasmussen finds that more than half of all voters (51%) believe "the average reporter is more liberal than they are," and two-thirds (67%) think the media have "too much ...

Times Disputes Validity of Pollster Showing Close Mass. Senate Race, Yet...

Covering a surprisingly tight Senate race in Massachusetts, Abby Goodnough referenced a Rasmussen Reports poll showing a Republican closing in, but twice emphasized that most news organizations ...

Latest NYT Poll Shows Obama Approval Plummeting

A poll that only made page 8 of the paper shows Obama's job approval has fallen by six points and his disapproval rate risen six points since September.

Climate Skeptics Need Mental Help?

Falling poll numbers for the notion of man-made global warming is causing media liberals to grow pessimistic about a public that is becoming "collectively irrational."
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Exhibit 2-19: Pew Study Finds Media Credibility Plummets

A major biennial news consumption survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press released on August 17, 2008 found that "virtually every news organization or program has seen its ...
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Exhibit 2-18: Public Overwhelmingly Saw Favoritism For Obama

No fewer than five different polls conducted during the last months of the 2008 presidential campaign found the public strongly believed that the news media was biased in favor of Democrat Barack ...
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Exhibit 2-16: Public Reaction to Media Coverage of the 2008 Primaries

During the 2008 primary season, a Pew Research Center poll of 1,000 Americans discovered that most thought "press coverage has favored Barack Obama than thought it has favored Hillary Clinton."
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