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Those Closely Following Trump Choose TV News

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

In this day and age, people can get their news from a variety of different mediums. For voters closely following news related to President Trump, the television is a must-watch source.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters who are following news reports about Trump’s actions and policies Very Closely get most of their daily news from TV programs. In a distant second is the internet, at 25%, followed by the radio at 11%. Only seven percent (7%) who follow news about the president Very Closely turn to newspapers for information, while three percent (3%) look to social media. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on June 17-18, 2018 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. See methodology.

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