Americans Find Politics Least Interesting in Ukraine War Coverage
Most Americans are OK with the way the news media have been covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and aren’t interested in discussions of the war’s impact on domestic politics.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of American Adults rate the news media’s coverage about the Russian invasion of Ukraine as good or excellent. Only 19% rate the media’s coverage poor. This is in contrast to the public’s generally negative view of the media in surveys over the years, including last November’s finding that 53% of Americans don’t trust the political news they’re getting. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on March 7-8, 2022 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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