Poll: 58% of Americans Believe Mainstream Media Is ‘Enemy of the People’

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58 percent of Americans believe the media is the enemy of the people

A whopping fifty-eight percent of Americans believe the mainstream media is the enemy of the people, according to a new Rasmussen Reports poll.

Only thirty-six percent disagree.

Here is how the poll results break down:

  • 76% of Republicans agree with the “enemy of the people” phrase in describing the media.
  • 37% of Democrats agree with the phrase.
  • 61% of independents agree with the phrase.
  • 83% of voters believe “fake news” is a serious problem in the media, compared to 14% who disagree.
  • 92% of Republicans believe “fake news” is a serious problem, compared to 74% of Democrats. 82% of independent believe it to be a serious problem.
  • 37% say they trust the political news they’re getting, compared to 43% who don’t trust it. 20% are not sure.
  • 54% believe that most reporters who write or talk about President Joe Biden are attempting to help him pass his agenda.

Newsmax.com reports: Rasmussen noted that in the wake of the 2019 Mueller Report, then-President Donald Trump had tweeted: “Fake News is truly the ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE.”

The poll, conducted July 7-8, surveyed 1,000 likely voters. It has a margin of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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