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August 05, 2020

New Gallup Poll: 73% Say That Biased Reporting is a "Major Problem;"
84% Blame Country's Divisions on Media

Via Red State, quoting a Fox News report:



The poll noted an increase in the percentage of Americans who see too much bias in ostensibly objective reporting as a "major problem." According to the poll, 73 percent of Americans share that belief, up from 65 percent in 2017.

Meanwhile, a stunning 84 percent of Americans agree that "the media is to blame for political division in this country," though the same percentage also believe the media "can serve as a healing force."

In perhaps the most stunning findings, almost 80 percent of Americans say news organizations they donít trust are "trying to persuade people to adopt a certain viewpoint" while just 12 percent say media outlets are trying to report "accurately and fairly but are unable to do so."

More at the link.

Semi-relatedly, this new Trump ad is pretty good.


Did you catch Hillary Clinton's witch-wink near the end? It's at 1:25/1:26.





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