Polls

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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Exhibit 2-12: Coverage of the War in Iraq, 2007

Two polls conducted in 2007 found the public generally thought the media's coverage of the war in Iraq skewed in a negative, pessimistic direction.
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Exhibit 1-7: White House Reporters

In 1995, Kenneth Walsh, a reporter for U.S. News and World Report, polled 28 of his fellow White House correspondents from ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, ...
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Exhibit 1-6: Journalists - Who Are They, Really?

In 1992, Indiana University journalism professors David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit surveyed 1,410 journalists who "work for a wide variety of daily and weekly newspapers, radio and ...
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Exhibit 1-4: U.S. Newspaper Journalists

In 1985, the Los Angeles Times conducted one of the most extensive surveys of journalists in history. Using the same questionnaire they had used to poll the public, the Times polled 2,700 ...
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Exhibit 1-3: The American Journalist

In late 1982 and early 1983, Indiana University journalism professors David H. Weaver and G. Cleveland Wilhoit surveyed more than 1,000 journalists, and reported the results in their 1986 book, ...
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