Accuracy in Media

Media Spins Positive Trump Poll as Negative

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows that 88 percent of those who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 would do so again, but you wouldn’t know it by the way the media is reporting it. Here’s the headline from Reuters reporting on its own poll; “Do-over: 1 in 8 people who voted for Trump want to […]

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NBC News Touts Online Poll Results, Claimed 46% of Americans Think Comey’s Firing was Inappropriate

Online polls, aside from polls in general, can be hard to decipher and to trust. Still, this did not deter NBC News from touting their own online poll, produced in conjunction with SurveyMonkey. The survey results found that 46% of Americans thought that President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey was not appropriate. Republican […]

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Liberal Media Promoted Evan McMullin’s Conservative Insurgency in Utah, but Polls Painted Different Picture

Evan McMullin, a late-entry presidential candidate, ran as the conservative alternative to Donald Trump. As member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) analyst, he was uniquely positioned to offer the state of Utah an alternative third-party candidate. Utah has a significant LDS (also known […]

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Liberal Media Predict a Clinton White House Victory

The liberal media appears to be all-in on Hillary Clinton winning the White House tonight: The Washington Post’s The Fix said Clinton will win with 275 electoral votes. The New York Times’ Upshot downgraded from 92% chance of a Clinton win to 84% this week. Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight gave Clinton a 71% chance of winning, […]

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Statistician Nate Silver: Polls that have “Clinton with a 98% Chance of Winning…Doesn’t Pass a Common Sense Test”

Nate Silver, the man who called the 2012 election for Obama and did so in face of other pollsters denying an overwhelming Obama re-election victory, said the following about the Clinton vs. Trump electoral map, per the liberal media: “Look, you have some forecasts that show Clinton with a 98 or 99 percent chance of […]

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Poll Buyers Beware: Emerson College Polling has Some Issues

The much-lauded Emerson College poll of Utahans, which put independent candidate Evan McMullin ahead of Trump and Clinton, has its own issues regarding reliability. FiveThirtyEight found that among 12 pollsters (ranging from Fox News to Marist), Emerson was one of four pollsters which underperformed. Emerson College received a ‘B’ rating from FiveThirtyEight, as well. Also, […]

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CNN Poll Pushed Trump-Won’t-Concede Narrative

Instead of wondering whether Hillary Clinton can win the election with the barrage of scandals afflicting her campaign, the CNN poll focused on asking people whether Donald Trump will concede on Election Day and whether the votes will be counted correctly. The CNN poll also claimed that the majority of over 1,000 people polled think […]

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July 2017

7/20/2017 - Media Spins Positive Trump Poll as Negative

May 2017

5/12/2017 - NBC News Touts Online Poll Results, Claimed 46% of Americans Think Comey’s Firing was Inappropriate

December 2016

12/8/2016 - How Can Pollsters Recover from the Disastrous 2016 Cycle?

November 2016

11/16/2016 - Liberal Media Promoted Evan McMullin’s Conservative Insurgency in Utah, but Polls Painted Different Picture

11/10/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast- Election Analysis, How Trump Beat Clinton

11/8/2016 - Liberal Media Predict a Clinton White House Victory

11/8/2016 - Statistician Nate Silver: Polls that have “Clinton with a 98% Chance of Winning…Doesn’t Pass a Common Sense Test”

October 2016

10/28/2016 - Poll Buyers Beware: Emerson College Polling has Some Issues

10/26/2016 - CNN Poll Pushed Trump-Won’t-Concede Narrative

10/13/2016 - Liberal Media: Hillary Clinton was Right about Her ‘Deplorables’ Comment, says Trump Supporters are Racist

June 2016

6/28/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast: Orlando Terrorist Attack, Chris Matthews’ Love for Hillary Clinton, and More!

6/16/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast: Orlando Terrorist Attack, Trump’s Poll Numbers, Chris Matthews Gushing Over Hillary

6/15/2016 - Poll finds Hillary Clinton has 12 Point Lead over Donald Trump

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

6/2/2016 - Poll: Bernie Sanders within 2 Points of Hillary Clinton

6/2/2016 - Poll: Half of Americans think Hillary Clinton’s Emails were Illegal

May 2016

5/26/2016 - The Bias Buzz Podcast: Is Trump Really Gaining on Hillary Clinton?

5/23/2016 - Facebook Users Learned about Facebook Censorship Scandal from Facebook Feed

5/23/2016 - Activist: Poll on Washington Redskins Name “is Absurd…Trivializes” Native Americans

5/20/2016 - Poll: 9 in 10 Native Americans Not Offended by Washington Redskins Name

5/18/2016 - Poll: Trump and Hillary Clinton are Tied Nationally

5/3/2016 - DNC Chair Dodges Question on Hillary Clinton’s Trustworthiness

5/2/2016 - Poll: Cruz Leads Trump by Double Digits in Indiana

April 2016

4/29/2016 - Oregon Poll: Kasich in Distant 3rd

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

4/22/2016 - New Ted Cruz Ad Blasts Hillary Clinton’s Poll Ratings

4/15/2016 - Fox News Touts Trump Lead in Poll

4/14/2016 - Poll: Trump Leads Cruz, Kasich in Maryland

4/7/2016 - Poll: 1 in 4 Bernie Sanders Supporters Won’t Support Hillary Clinton in November

4/4/2016 - As Female Voters Don’t Like Trump, He Enlists Wife’s Help

4/1/2016 - Poll: Ted Cruz Up 10 Percentage Points on Donald Trump in Wisconsin

March 2016

3/29/2016 - Poll: Bernie Sanders Within 6 Points of Hillary Clinton

3/28/2016 - Poll Show Ted Cruz Closing the Gap on Trump in California

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

3/9/2016 - Poll: Mitt Romney’s Anti-Trump Speech had Little Impact

3/8/2016 - Poll: Rubio Slicing into Trump’s Lead in Florida

February 2016

2/26/2016 - Keep Gitmo Open: Poll finds 56% Want to Keep Gitmo Open

2/26/2016 - AIM Twitter Poll: 63% said Marco Rubio Won the GOP Debate

2/25/2016 - Rubio Rising: Leads Trump, Cruz in Poll of Hispanic Republicans

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

2/19/2016 - Poll finds Bernie Sanders Surging in Colorado, Passing Hillary Clinton

2/18/2016 - 47% of Americans Want Obama to Pick Next SCOTUS Justice, Yet 46% Disagree

2/17/2016 - Bernie Sanders is Closing the Gap in National Polling

2/14/2016 - Poll: Trump Still Leads in South Carolina, Cruz and Rubio Vying for 2nd

2/5/2016 - Nationally, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are Tied in the Polls

January 2016

1/28/2016 - Hillary Clinton Didn’t Answer MSNBC Question on Poll Number Struggles

1/25/2016 - Polls show Donald Trump Surging in Iowa, Dominating New Hampshire

1/20/2016 - Poll: 80% of Americans Support Some Restrictions on Abortion

1/20/2016 - Bernie Sanders Up 27 Percentage Points in Latest New Hampshire Poll

1/10/2016 - Rand Paul Won’t Participate in the Undercard Debate

1/9/2016 - National Fox News Poll finds Trump, Cruz in the Lead

1/9/2016 - Trump & Cruz are Top Two in Iowa

1/9/2016 - Poll finds Bernie Sanders Leading Hillary in New Hampshire

December 2015

12/22/2015 - 50% of Voters would be Embarrassed if Donald Trump were Elected POTUS

12/19/2015 - Poll: 44% of Democrats Think Bernie Sanders is Honest, More than Hillary Clinton

12/15/2015 - Las Vegas Showdown: GOP Debate Pits Surging Ted Cruz against Donald Trump

12/14/2015 - Poll finds Hillary Clinton loses to Marco Rubio, Ben Carson

12/14/2015 - Poll: Ted Cruz Surges to a Slim Lead over Donald Trump

12/11/2015 - GOP Split on Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban

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

12/10/2015 - Poll: 46% of New Hampshire Democrats say Hillary Clinton is the Least Honest Candidate

12/4/2015 - Poll: Donald Trump has a 20 Point Lead Nationally

12/3/2015 - Even MSNBC reported Voters Can’t Trust Hillary Clinton

November 2015

11/24/2015 - Cruz Control: Ted Cruz Surges in Iowa

11/24/2015 - Predictably, Liberal Press Ignores Voters on Refugee Issue

11/19/2015 - NBC Poll: Americans Support Ground War against ISIS

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

11/6/2015 - Poll: 27% of American Voters give Hillary Clinton a Good Rating on Honesty

11/4/2015 - Independents Still Don’t Like Hillary Clinton

11/3/2015 - Pre-Debate Poll finds Ben Carson Leading Donald Trump

October 2015

10/29/2015 - Poll: GOP Voters think Trump Won the CNBC GOP Debate

10/28/2015 - Ben Carson’s Poll Surge Worries Donald Trump

10/26/2015 - Poll: 85% of Voters think America is Going in the Wrong Direction

10/23/2015 - Poll: NRA is More Popular than Obama and Hillary Clinton

10/22/2015 - Poll: 56% of Americans say Concealed Carry Makes America Safer

10/19/2015 - Small Poll Gains for Hillary Clinton after Democratic Party Debate

10/19/2015 - Poll: Americans Want Stricter Gun Sales, but No Specifics

10/15/2015 - Poll: 56% believe Benghazi will Hurt Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Ambitions

10/12/2015 - Polls find Hillary Clinton takes Large Lead in South Carolina, Nevada

10/2/2015 - Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal could be a ‘Death Knell,’ Democratic Governor says

September 2015

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

9/28/2015 - Jeb Bush Tells Fox News that He’s Not Worried about Falling Poll Numbers

9/27/2015 - Poll: 46% of New Hampshire Democrats Support Bernie Sanders

9/24/2015 - Fox News Poll: Top Four are Trump, Carson, Fiorina & Rubio

9/24/2015 - Poll: America Loves Pope Francis, but Not Climate Change

9/21/2015 - Poll: Clinton Regains Some Footing, but Still Under 50%

9/17/2015 - Poll: Opposition is Building over the Iran Deal

9/16/2015 - Charts of Hillary Clinton’s Dwindling Support pre-Iowa Caucuses

9/16/2015 - MSNBC says White Women are Fleeing from their Support of Hillary Clinton

9/14/2015 - Hillary Clinton’s Support Falls by 21 Points in Latest Poll

9/14/2015 - Feel the Bern? Bernie Sanders Opens Double-Digit Lead in Iowa, New Hampshire Polls

9/10/2015 - Poll: Bernie Sanders now Leads Hillary Clinton in Iowa

9/9/2015 - Hillary has Lost Support among Democratic Voters

9/9/2015 - Less than 25% of Americans Approve of the Iran Deal

9/7/2015 - Hillary Clinton’s Campaign is in Crisis Mode, says NBC’s Chuck Todd

9/7/2015 - #FeelTheBern: Bernie Sanders Takes Lead in New Hampshire Polls over Hillary Clinton

9/2/2015 - 57% of Democratic Voters have Unfavorable View of Hillary Clinton, Poll Finds

August 2015

8/31/2015 - 71% of Americans Unhappy about the Direction of America

8/28/2015 - WATCH: CNN feels it’s “Really Disturbing” that Voters Associate Hillary Clinton with Dishonesty

8/20/2015 - Oh Look: Reuters’ Planned Parenthood Piece Twists Poll Numbers

8/19/2015 - CNN Poll finds Support for Hillary Clinton Below 50%

8/17/2015 - Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Isn’t Worried about Bernie Sanders’ Poll Surge

8/16/2015 - 54% of Battleground State Voters Less Likely to Vote for Hillary Clinton over Iran Deal Support

8/11/2015 - Little Support for a Third Term of Obama: 65% say No

8/10/2015 - Carly Fiorina Surges in a New Poll while Trump Makes Headlines

8/7/2015 - Poll: Voters Think Joe Biden would be a Better President than Hillary Clinton

8/5/2015 - WATCH: July Polls were Bad for Hillary

8/2/2015 - Hillary Clinton Strategist Avoids Questions on Dipping Poll Numbers

July 2015

7/30/2015 - 52% of Americans Want Congress to Reject the Iran Deal

7/28/2015 - 95% of Registered Voters say Next President Has to be Trustworthy

7/24/2015 - Polls Show that Americans Can’t Trust Hillary Clinton

7/20/2015 - INFOGRAPHIC: Hillary Clinton isn’t Trusted in Battleground States

7/20/2015 - Poll: 59% of Americans say Obama hasn’t dealt Harshly with ISIS

7/15/2015 - Poll: 55% of Americans Don’t Trust Iran to Stick to Terms of the Newly-Struck Deal

7/8/2015 - WATCH: Hillary Clinton Claims Voters Trust Her

7/5/2015 - Poll: 47% of Democrats say they’re ‘Extremely Proud’ to be American

June 2015

6/22/2015 - Polls Expose Hillary Clinton’s Weaknesses

6/22/2015 - WATCH: CNN Panel expresses Concern over Hillary’s Bad Polling in Battleground States

6/17/2015 - CNN finds Hillary Clinton’s Trustworthiness dips below 50% in Battleground State

6/3/2015 - Why are Hillary Clinton’s Poll Numbers Faltering?

6/3/2015 - VIDEO: CNN says Obama can’t be Happy with Falling Poll Numbers

6/3/2015 - CNN’s Latest Poll of Hillary Clinton is the Worst since 1992

6/2/2015 - CNN Poll shows Hillary Clinton Losing Support among Independents

May 2015

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

5/22/2015 - Hillary Clinton has Lowest Favorability Ratings since 2008

April 2015

4/21/2015 - Pew Poll finds Gun Rights beats out Gun Control in the U.S.

4/15/2015 - Poll: Hillary Clinton Not Trusted in Battleground States, by a thread

4/10/2015 - Poll: Looks like Hillary Clinton’s Numbers are Falling

4/7/2015 - Swing States want to Legalize Marijuana

4/1/2015 - Americans want Voting to be Easier, but Not Mandatory

March 2015

3/27/2015 - VIDEO: CBS Poll finds Hillary Clinton’s Ratings Took Hit from E-mail Scandal

3/24/2015 - 57% of Americans want Obama’s Successor to Repeal His Policies

February 2015

2/17/2015 - 58% of Americans Polled says War vs. ISIS is Going Poorly

November 2014

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

11/22/2014 - A Virginia University Buried its Own Poll on Election Day

11/19/2013 - Poll: Obama’s 39% Job Approval Rating Ties GW Bush’s 2nd Term

December 2011

12/14/2011 - The Media Obsession with and Abuse of Polls