Accuracy in Media

Study: Audience Slip Continues for Local TV News

Local television news, long the largest source of income for local stations, has been losing audience steadily over the last decade and took yet another downturn last year, according to a new study by the Pew Center for Journalism and the Media. Among the findings: Local news continues to garner more audience that cable news, […]

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Pew Center Survey: Republicans More Likely to Believe America ‘Stands Above’ Other Countries

A recent survey by the Pew Research Center found that Republicans were more likely than Democrats or independents to believe that America ‘stands above’ other nations in the world in greatness: In a Pew Research survey released Friday, a majority of Americans, 85 percent, said that either the United States “stands above all other countries […]

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Liberals Prefer CNN Over MSNBC

  On Tuesday, the Pew Research Center released the results of its year-long study on political polarization in America, and media habits. Even though MSNBC may be the most liberal cable news network, it isn’t the one that liberals prefer. Pew found that for those who consider themselves “mostly liberal,” CNN was the main source of government […]

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Americans Distrust the National Media [Video]

The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press has been tracking views of press performance since 1985.  In September 2011, Pew found that negative opinions about the performance of news organizations now match or surpass all-time highs. In the poll, 66 percent of those surveyed stated news stories often are inaccurate and 77 […]

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July 2017

7/15/2017 - Study: Audience Slip Continues for Local TV News

7/7/2017 - Pew Center Survey: Republicans More Likely to Believe America ‘Stands Above’ Other Countries

October 2014

10/22/2014 - Liberals Prefer CNN Over MSNBC

August 2014

8/22/2014 - MSNBC Goes All Out on Ferguson Coverage—Ratings Sink

December 2011

12/7/2011 - Americans Distrust the National Media [Video]