Americans Approve of Media’s COVID Coverage
Americans remain generally positive about the media’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and don’t think the risks of the disease have been overhyped.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of American Adults rate the media coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis as good or excellent. Just 29% say the media is doing a poor job. This compares to 53% and 24% respectively in mid-April. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted December 28-29, 2020 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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