Most Think Media is More Interested in Controversy Than Candidates
With midterm elections around the corner, most voters think the media is more interested in stirring the pot than reporting on candidate’s platforms.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters think, in covering most candidates, the media is more interested in creating controversies about them than where they stand on the issues. Forty-three percent (43%) think the media is more interested in where candidates stand on the issues. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 25 & 26, 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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