“Fox News is the most trusted national TV news network, a poll released Monday found.
Quinnipiac University asked 1,286 registered voters nationwide, “Whose news coverage do you trust the most?” and offered six choices.
Fox News came out on top with 29 percent.
CNN was second with 22 percent, followed by NBC News and CBS News, each at 10 percent, and ABC News with 8 percent.
MSNBC was last, garnering 7 percent.”
Also, Democrats surveyed picked CNN over MSNBC by a 5 to 1 margin.
Maybe that’s because most Fox viewers can’t read well (i.e. newspapers/magazines) and/or have limited skills. Maybe they also like them purty blond tarts with the dripping lip gloss and the expressionless (botox) faces readin’ them the crime news. PBS News Hour is jus’ too darn hard to follow.
The same study found that none of the cable and network news outlets were as trusted as local news.
One question that I have not been able to figure out yet is, was the poll limited to the choices of ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, and CNN? I note that PBS, BBC America, Al Jazeera America, and CBC do not show up.
“FOX pays their own way. PBS and NPR don’t earn their listeners–they rob the taxpayers.”
Rob taxpayers? Hardly!
“While NPR does not receive any direct federal funding, it does receive a small number of competitive grants from CPB and federal agencies like the Department of Education and the Department of Commerce. This funding amounts to approximately 2% of NPR’s overall revenues.”