President Donald Trump has railed long and hard at the fake news outlets. He has made no bones about it, that their coverage of him has not been factual. It goes further than that in being blatantly biased. Look at these statistics and polls to see just how bad it really is. You will be surprised.
As Written By Lisa Boothe for the Washington Examiner:
Love it or hate it, President Trump‘s feud with the media has exposed one thing: The mainstream media is not and has never been objective. He’s just willing to call them out for the partisans they have always been.
Does he take it too far by labeling them an “enemy of the American people”? Yes, but he is right to call them out for biased coverage that skews Left. Trump will also come out on top with his war against the establishment media because they lack credibility. And as CBS’ John Dickerson recently said, the “press did all that good work ruining its reputation on its own.”
There is a reason only the Left trusts the media. According to Gallup, trust in media has reached an all-time low. Only 14 percent of Republicans and 30 percent of Independents trust the media, whereas 51 percent of Democrats say they trust the media. Of course, Democrats are going to be more trusting of reporters whose viewpoints more closely mirror their own.
The Media Research Center looked at surveys conducted over the past 25 years and found that journalists are more liberal than the rest of America. They found that if only journalists’ ballots were counted between 1964 and 1992, the Democratic candidate would have won every time. Surveys conducted from 1978-2004 show that journalists are more likely to say they are….
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