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38 Percent of Voters: Political News Accurate, Reliable

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Wednesday, 01 May 2019 03:38 PM Current | Bio | Archive

May 1, 2019: Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters consider national political coverage to be accurate and reliable. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 43% take the opposite view and consider it inaccurate and unreliable.

Those figures suggest that American voters consider national political news to be about as accurate and reliable as Wikipedia. That online crowd-sourced platform is considered accurate and reliable by 34% while 37% take the opposite view.

Local television news coverage gets much higher marks. Most voters (55%) consider it to be accurate and reliable. Only 28% disagree.

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