Friday, October 2, 2009

The Mainstream Media Has Lost the Public Trust... Big Time

Regular readers of this blog know that I sometimes post on a secondary topic: media bias in favor of the Democrat/liberal stance. Now I am starting to wonder if that topic holds any interest for most people. Not that it isn't an interesting topic, but perhaps most people already assume that and don't need convincing.

The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press released a study in October, 2008 (just prior to the most recent Presidential election) with some interesting results. Apparently, at least at that point in time, the population could see the bias fairly clearly. The survey asked which, if any, candidate the readers thought the media wanted win. The conclusion was, "Voters overwhelmingly believe that the media wants Barack Obama to win the presidential election." Below is a chart of the results:

Read the whole story here.

And learn even more here:

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