Voters Rate Media Coverage of Election 2016
Television still reigns supreme when it comes to where voters turn for their political news, but the media get mixed reviews for their coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign so far.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 37% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign as good or excellent. Nearly as many (33%) say the media are doing a poor job covering the election. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 20-21, 2016 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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