Accuracy in Media

Americans’ Confidence in Newspapers Hits an All-Time Low

A new poll by Gallup shows that Americans who express confidence in newspapers as a U.S. institution has dwindled to an all-time low of just 20%. This marks “the 10th consecutive year that more Americans show little or no, rather than high, confidence” in newspapers. At its peak, 37% expressed high confidence. Now, those expressing […]

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Gallup: Democratic Women Not Paying Close Attention to 2016 Race

From the Washington Examiner: Gallup blamed the lack of female candidates for women paying less attention, though that doesn’t explain the low interest among Democrats who are likely to nominate their first woman as the party candidate. What’s more, several groups that support women’s issues, such as Planned Parenthood and Emily’s List have been very […]

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Gallup Poll: ‘Socialist,’ ‘Dishonest’ are Most Common Reactions to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton

Intriguing findings from the Gallup poll, as the Free Beacon noted: For Clinton, the leading words coming to mind were “dishonest/liar/don’t trust her/poor character” (21 percent) and “dislike her” (9 percent). Another 7 percent thought of “crooked/criminal/thief/belongs in jail.” Overall, 29 percent offered a positive observation versus 51 percent expressing a negative view. For Sanders, […]

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Polls find Donald Trump is Well-Known, but Not Well-Liked

Negative favorability ratings aren’t an indicator of a winning campaign: Being well known doesn’t necessarily coincide with being well liked, especially in the case of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. According to a new Gallup poll from the last two weeks, 91 percent of those surveyed have an opinion of Trump, but just 32 percent said they […]

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Gallup: Americans Trust in Media at 40 Percent

A new Gallup poll released this week shows that just 40% of Americans have “a great deal” or “a fair amount” of trust and confidence in the media to report the news fully, accurately and fairly. This matches the lowest that number has been, set in 2012 and tied in 2014. The high watermark for media […]

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June 2016

6/16/2016 - Americans’ Confidence in Newspapers Hits an All-Time Low

6/15/2016 - Study: Only 20% of Americans are Confident in Newspapers

April 2016

4/25/2016 - Gallup: Democratic Women Not Paying Close Attention to 2016 Race

March 2016

3/14/2016 - Poll: 77% of Hispanics View Trump Unfavorably, Contrary to Trump’s Claims

February 2016

2/23/2016 - Gallup Poll: ‘Socialist,’ ‘Dishonest’ are Most Common Reactions to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton

December 2015

12/10/2015 - Polls find Donald Trump is Well-Known, but Not Well-Liked

November 2015

11/13/2015 - Gallup: Disapproval of Congress hits 41-Year Low

October 2015

10/2/2015 - Gallup: Americans Trust in Media at 40 Percent

September 2015

9/29/2015 - Gallup Poll: 79% of Americans think Congress is Out-of-Touch

May 2015

5/31/2015 - Is America becoming More Pro-Life? An Infographic

March 2015

3/13/2015 - Government Workers could earn up to $27,000 More than Private Sector Workers

February 2015

2/4/2015 - Gallup says 5.6% Unemployment Rate is a “Big Lie”

December 2014

12/4/2014 - Thanks, ObamaCare: More Americans putting of Medical Treatment due to Rising Costs

November 2014

11/28/2014 - Majority of Americans say Government should get out of Health Care

September 2014

9/18/2014 - Americans’ Trust in Media Returns to All-Time Low

June 2014

6/20/2014 - Gallup: Americans Trust Online News More Than Television

July 2013

7/9/2013 - Gallup: Even Democrats Don’t Watch MSNBC

September 2012

9/24/2012 - Distrust of Media Hits an All-Time High

9/23/2011 - Poll: 55% of Americans Distrust the Media

June 2011

6/28/2011 - America’s Confidence in Newspapers Increases to a Whopping 28%