Check Out What Really Happened

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Most voters still get their news from television and consider the news reported by the media generally trustworthy.

Fifty-six percent (56%) of Likely U.S. Voters say they get most of their news from TV, including 32% who get it from cable news networks and 24% who get it from traditional network news. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that another 25% use the Internet as their main source of news, while only 10% still rely on print newspapers. Seven percent (7%) get most of their news from radio. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Fifty-six percent (56%) of all voters regard the news reported by the media as at least somewhat trustworthy, but that includes just six percent who think it is Very Trustworthy. Forty-two percent (42%) don’t trust the news media, with 12% who believe the news it reports is Not At All Trustworthy.  

Last September, as the final stretch of the presidential race heated up, 40% of American Adults said the Internet was the best way to get news and information in today’s world, while 37% viewed television that way. Nine percent (9%) rated radio as the best source, and seven percent (7%) chose print newspapers. TV broadcast news was considered the most reliable, followed by the Internet and newspapers.  

Forty-one percent (41%) of voters think the average media reporter is more liberal than they are, down slightly from 46% in June 2011. Unchanged from the earlier survey are the 18% who feel the average reporter is more conservative than they are, while 26% think their views are about the same. Fifteen percent (15%) are not sure.  

The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 26-27, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

REST OF IT 

Views: 114

Replies to This Discussion

RSS

 

 

Latest Activity

Raz Putin posted blog posts
47 minutes ago
DTOM commented on Boris Badenov's page Inbox: Cherokee Nation responds to Senator Warren’s DNA test.
1 hour ago
DTOM commented on Diana's photo
Thumbnail

DFL Minnesota

"Uff-da, it's just a co-inkydink that Somalis have been dropped en-masse into the largest Nordic diaspora outside of Scandinavia...Dontcha Know. But hey ya guys, it could be worse. Use your brain, think about it."
1 hour ago
Mark Sanders commented on Boris Badenov's page Inbox: Cherokee Nation responds to Senator Warren’s DNA test.
"Well, that clears up any ambiguity, doesn't it? Next I suppose Senator Warren will claim she "identifies" as a native American regardless of lineage."
1 hour ago
DTOM replied to Diana's discussion Antifa Website Promotes HOME ABORTION CLASSES to ‘Dismantle White Supremacist Bio-Medical Patriarchy’ In Response to Kavanaugh
"So why isn't the FDA jumping up and down on this? Oh, wait..."
1 hour ago
DTOM commented on cheeki kea's photo
Thumbnail

Queers Crossing

"When I first saw the pic, I thought the sign said 'incestlander departures' and through it did direct flights to Tasmania."
1 hour ago
DTOM commented on Boris Badenov's photo
1 hour ago
Thomas Less posted blog posts
1 hour ago
Chris of the family Masters favorited Fat Freddys Cat's discussion HSBC Warns: Antibiotic resistance could lead to 10 million deaths annually by 2050
1 hour ago
Chris of the family Masters replied to Fat Freddys Cat's discussion HSBC Warns: Antibiotic resistance could lead to 10 million deaths annually by 2050
"Banksters are as qualified to give medical advise as oncologists to treat cancer. It all fails, we have got garlic and colloidal silver among the others. Fuck anti-life pills."
1 hour ago
Raz Putin commented on Raz Putin's video
Thumbnail

DEVO: "Jocko Homo" (original version)

""Are we not men?" "We are DEVO""
4 hours ago
Raz Putin posted a video

Jocko Homo (original version)

ATTENTION ALL SPUDS NEAR AND FAR! VOTE FOR DEVO TO GET IN THE ROCK HALL OF FAME!! https://www.rockhall.com/fanvote/ The classic, original version of Jocko Homo
4 hours ago
Raz Putin favorited Boris Badenov's photo
5 hours ago
Profile Icon via Twitter
RT @lost_ranger_: @TwitterMoments Every time Warren says she's Native American this happens... https://t.co/JbS6XwSnWe
Twitter5 hours ago · Reply · Retweet
Profile Icon via Twitter
RT @JamesOKeefeIII: UNDERCOVER REPORT: McCaskill's pro-border security ads mislead voters, her staff says "Claire is not in favor of buildi…
Twitter5 hours ago · Reply · Retweet
Profile Icon via Twitter
RT @9and10News: State police say two women lied about being sexually assaulted on Mackinac Island. Zinhle Xaba and Bongiwe Mjali were worki…
Twitter5 hours ago · Reply · Retweet
TheBigWedding posted photos
6 hours ago
Profile Icon via Twitter
RT @PulpNews: City Council authorizes drone use by the #Spokane #Police Department - Oct 16 @ 12:34 AM ET https://t.co/rJfD9MJjTs
Twitter6 hours ago · Reply · Retweet
Profile Icon via Twitter
Twitter6 hours ago · Reply · Retweet
Profile Icon via Twitter
RT @JJFX_MULTIMEDIA: @12160mhz @RedAlertsBlog That's a good one ^^^ I NEVER thought I'd see the day when people got angry when you told the…
Twitter6 hours ago · Reply · Retweet

Please remember this website is supported by your donations...

© 2018   Created by truth.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

content and site copyright 12160.info 2007-2015 - all rights reserved. unless otherwise noted