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POLL: 70% Voters Do Not Believe Media Honest And Truthful…


  • POLL: 70% Voters Do Not Believe Media Honest And Truthful…  
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    The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the findings of a new post-election poll on what actual voters thought about the media’s influence on the 2016 presidential race. The MRC/YouGov poll was conducted on November 9 and 10. Key findings:

    * 7 in 10 (69%) voters do not believe the news media are honest and truthful.
    * 8 in 10 (78%) of voters believe the news coverage of the presidential campaign was biased, with nearly a 3-to-1 majority believing the media were for Clinton (59%) vs. for Trump (21%).
    * Even 1/3 (32%) of Clinton voters believe the media were “pro-Clinton.”
    * 8% of Trump voters said they would have voted for Clinton if they had believed what the media were saying about Trump.
    * 97% of voters said they did not let the media’s bias influence their vote.

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November 17, 2016 - Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , ,

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