66% Say News Media Sacrifice Accuracy for Speed
Americans overwhelmingly say the media should care more about getting a story right than about getting it first, but two-thirds believe it’s usually the other way around.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 86% of American Adults say it’s more important for the media to get the story right than to get it first.
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 10-11, 2021 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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