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NBC, MSNBC Sink To Bottom Of Who The Public Trusts
Washington Examiner ^ | 1-30-2014 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 01/30/2014 5:54:25 PM PST by blam

NBC, MSNBC Sink To Bottom Of Who The Public Trusts

By Paul Bedard
JANUARY 30, 2014 AT 4:20 PM

NBC News and sister cable network MSNBC rank at the bottom of media outlets Americans trust most for news, with Fox News leading the way, according to a new poll from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.

In its fifth trust poll, 35 percent said they trusted Fox news more than any other outlet, followed by PBS at 14 percent, ABC at 11 percent, CNN at 10 percent, CBS at 9 percent, 6 percent for MSNBC and Comedy Central, and just 3 percent for NBC.

The pollster said Fox won because Republicans are devoted to it. “It leads the way because of its continuing near total support among Republicans as the place to go for news- 69 percent of Republicans say it's their most trusted source with nothing else polling above 7 percent,” said PPP.

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(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: demagogicparty; liars; looneytunes; memebuilding; msnbc; msnbe; nbc; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; trust
Isn't this where the racist Chris Matthews works?
1 posted on 01/30/2014 5:54:25 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

PBS is in 2nd!? Wow!


2 posted on 01/30/2014 5:55:37 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: blam

They’re owned by a “progressive” cable company and ideology is way more important than profits.
Don’t expect much “change” for them.


3 posted on 01/30/2014 5:56:01 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: blam

A whopping 35% trust Fox? Gee, when the alternatives are PBS, MSNBC and (good grief) Comedy Central, go figure.


4 posted on 01/30/2014 5:56:32 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: blam

Good. I wish Newsbusters and MRC would stop whining about MSNBC’s latest outrage. Disregard these propagandists.


5 posted on 01/30/2014 5:56:38 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: blam

I think MSNBC is a loss leader for GE. Spout the leftist line at a loss, then get billions in gov’t contracts


6 posted on 01/30/2014 5:58:06 PM PST by BRL
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To: blam

“In its fifth trust poll, 35 percent said they trusted Fox news more than any other outlet, followed by PBS at 14 percent, ABC at 11 percent, CNN at 10 percent, CBS at 9 percent, 6 percent for MSNBC and Comedy Central, and just 3 percent for NBC.”

It demonstates that ABC/CBS/NBC/MSNBC/PBS reflect, on screen, a “voice of the people” they in fact do not have. It is a voice they keep selling and projecting as “mainstream” but it is continually less and less so.


7 posted on 01/30/2014 5:59:46 PM PST by Wuli
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To: BRL

GE sold them last year - to Comcast.


8 posted on 01/30/2014 6:01:20 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: blam

What is it that the people trust them with?


9 posted on 01/30/2014 6:01:28 PM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: blam

None of them are really conservative...though Fox News between 9AM and 2PM is by far the best news coverage on TV.

MSNBC is deplorable. Al Jazeera is more watchable and credible


10 posted on 01/30/2014 6:04:10 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: blam

Not to mention Rachel (Tokyo Rose) Maddow and Chris (The Twerp) Hayes. Both of them make me regurgitate. Someone HAS to be paying them.


11 posted on 01/30/2014 6:04:32 PM PST by progunner (no compromise)
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To: blam

If you believe all but Fox are leftist media outlets, then 65% of the viewers trust a leftist media outlet. I don’t take much comfort in that.


12 posted on 01/30/2014 6:05:31 PM PST by CatOwner
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To: uncitizen

“PBS is in 2nd!? Wow!”

A lot of Democrats get their news from Sesame Street.


13 posted on 01/30/2014 6:08:12 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: nascarnation

Not sure why anyone would want to buy that network.


14 posted on 01/30/2014 6:10:05 PM PST by matt04
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To: blam

I put NBC on to watch the SOTU to see just how biased they are, and they exceeded expectations.
ABC with Stepen-on-up-olous and the drunk lady were actually tolerable by comparison.


15 posted on 01/30/2014 6:10:29 PM PST by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: blam

It’s almost too bad that none of the other networks will recognize the obvious — that Fox is currently the only choice for anybody to the right of Nancy Pelosi.

They’re six slightly different varieties of the same basic flavor, and Fox wins big simply by being “something else”.


16 posted on 01/30/2014 6:12:06 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Yes, well that’s cuz Sesame Street brings it down to a level they can understand.


17 posted on 01/30/2014 6:12:31 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: BRL
I think MSNBC is a loss leader for GE. Spout the leftist line at a loss, then get billions in gov’t contracts

I have long believed this to be true..

18 posted on 01/30/2014 6:12:56 PM PST by cardinal4
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To: blam
Will Andrea Mitchell, NBC News, Washington, cover this story???
19 posted on 01/30/2014 6:13:10 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: blam; John Semmens

This is sarcasm? Right? John Semmons?


20 posted on 01/30/2014 6:13:55 PM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder if your font size is too small ... LOL.


21 posted on 01/30/2014 6:18:16 PM PST by hawkaw
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To: matt04

It’s a great platform for spreading the progressive agenda.
The profitability is gravy on top.
They also bought Weather Channel and converted it into a 24/7 pulpit for “climate change”.


22 posted on 01/30/2014 6:19:32 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: blam

Where the best surprise is no surprise.


23 posted on 01/30/2014 6:21:14 PM PST by Forgiven_Sinner (Seek you first the kingdom of God, and all things will be given to you.)
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To: Proud2BeRight
"A lot of Democrats get their news from Sesame Street."

Yes, kiddies, the letter of today is "B" for "bigot".

Those MEAN republicans who want to kill Big Bird, and "hate" your two mommies.

Be sure to tell your teacher.

GOOD children tell on parents who don't think correctly.

24 posted on 01/30/2014 6:24:56 PM PST by boop (Liberal religion. No rules, just right!)
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To: blam

I “trust” MSNBC to always tow the party line regardless of how bad the occupier of the white house does.


25 posted on 01/30/2014 6:26:46 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: uncitizen

The commie indoctrination on PBS is just suttle enough to go over the head of most people.

My wife completely misses it, and it drives me nuts because she wants to listen to it every morning.


26 posted on 01/30/2014 6:28:03 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: blam

27 posted on 01/30/2014 6:30:43 PM PST by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

OK, I accept that, but don’t they ever wonder why it’s always “Democrats good” “Republicans bad”? Isn’t that a clue that something’s off?


28 posted on 01/30/2014 6:34:18 PM PST by uncitizen (Obama said 'period', but he meant 'asterisk'.)
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To: blam

Most American news organizations are just paid Democrat liars.


29 posted on 01/30/2014 6:41:02 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Ye4s, with the headline “53% of viewers don’t trust FNC”


30 posted on 01/30/2014 6:43:09 PM PST by Hessian (Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.)
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To: jiggyboy
They’re six slightly different varieties of the same basic flavor, and Fox wins big simply by being “something else”.

Precisely the way McCain & Romney won the G.O.P. nomination. A half dozen or so conservative politicians and one flat out liberal and the liberal receives the plurality of the votes.

31 posted on 01/30/2014 6:45:35 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: jiggyboy
They’re six slightly different varieties of the same basic flavor, and Fox wins big simply by being “something else”.

Precisely the way McCain & Romney won the G.O.P. nomination. A half dozen or so conservative politicians and one flat out liberal and the liberal receives the plurality of the votes.

32 posted on 01/30/2014 6:45:42 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: blam

What the MSM lacks in honesty they make up for
with their vast number of outlets. Quantity trumps
reality every time.


33 posted on 01/30/2014 6:46:53 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: blam

Who is the replacement if Rachel Bieber gets deported
back to Canada?


34 posted on 01/30/2014 7:06:33 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: blam

LOLOL.
Praise God!


35 posted on 01/30/2014 7:11:06 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: blam

No one under 65 watches television news.

It isn’t a matter of “trust.”

It’s a matter of relevancy.


36 posted on 01/30/2014 7:12:42 PM PST by warchild9
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To: warchild9
"No one under 65 watches television news."

I'm 70 and don't watch TV at all.

I just cancelled my local newspaper because the selection of articles and the way they are written is to influence me...to the left.

I don't believe they even recognize how bad they've become.

They keep losing money and last year reduced their circulation down to only three days a week.

They kept delivering the newspaper a month after I cancelled...I wouldn't answer their calls. I won't give these SOB's a dime to spread that liberal crap.

37 posted on 01/30/2014 7:21:52 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

And THIS clown is bringing up the rear. And we DO MEAN rear.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfZsSjv2y9A


38 posted on 01/30/2014 7:44:53 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: CatOwner
If you believe all but Fox are leftist media outlets, then 65% of the viewers trust a leftist media outlet. I don’t take much comfort in that.

That was the exact same thing I took from the news.

We should all be very worried, not dancing the jig.
39 posted on 01/30/2014 7:46:28 PM PST by OneVike (I'm just a Christian waiting to go home)
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To: blam; Texas Fossil; laplata; Jane Long; RitaOK; B4Ranch; Diogenes; All

Thanks for the article!

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” - - - 69 percent of Republicans say it’s their most trusted source - - - “ and 35 % of the total polled trust FOX, so 24 % of all those polled are Republicans.

24 % is also about the % of the total voter-aged population in a National Election that is Republican, 24 % Democrat, and 10 % Independent if 58 % of the voter-age population bothers to vote.

Since 24 % of the polled audience is Republican, that means that 24 % of FOX’s income comes from advertising to Republicans.

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The Republican Party is THE Engine of Patriotic ideas in America, and it’s diversity is it’s strength.

Those of us that are repulsed by Neo-Democrat RINOs, do not watch Karl “Turd Blossom” Rove, Barnie “Kill the Banks” Franks, Alan “Republicans do it too” Combes, and Juan “How can you say that” Williams. We do tolerate them being the left side of a multi-sided coin.

Our problem is that the left side is presented as a “balance” to a RINO side. The truth is that the Left side and the RINO side are on the same end of the FOX “balance” teeter totter!

It is time to have a change on the FOX News Channel:

*Limit the paid Fox moderator to 10 seconds and only 1 question per 2 minutes of a guests answer.
*Deduct $10 per second from the pay of a FOX Moderator when that FOX Moderator talks over the top of a guests comment. (Billy-O and Neil Cabuto will go broke).
*Restrict to the second 15 minutes of each hour all guests and staff who voice RINO and Liberal viewpoints.
*Hire a FOX Moderator that is at ease with asking guests questions that do not involve RINOs and Liberal Democrats.
*Avoid ever “playing the Devil’s advocate” as it destroys the listener’s focus on what the guest really thinks about a topic.

To summarize for the benefit of CEO Roger Ayles:
1.) Pretend that the people you hire are doing their best to allow the viewer to understand the views of the guests.
2.) Time is money, so give us the information and get out of our way.
3.) Present all sides of an issue through guests that we can relate to.
_____________

Best question asker Host on TV: Larry King. (He never asks more than one question before he gets an answer from his guest).

Best In-Depth, High Information content answer Host; Brian Lamb.


40 posted on 01/30/2014 8:40:03 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

On the otherhand, they have highlighted, for the world to see, the msnbc stream of balcanizing issues spewed with plenty of hate and no fact. Newsbusters has defined them for what they are and now the whole world is starting to catch on.

There stars are alligned on the likes of Joe Blow Scarborough and Miiiika Brezinski. Serves Joe right to work for them during this time of shaming. I hear he is looking around to maybe escape them, by way of return to politics.

Surely he would line up with the socialists.


41 posted on 01/30/2014 9:05:21 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK
"I hear he is looking around to maybe escape them, by way of return to politics."

Scumbag Joe is going back into politics?

There's this little issue:

The strange case of a dead woman in Joe Scarborough’s office

I hear Joe was involved with the prostitute ring, etc discovered while police were investigating Gary Condit and the disappearance of Chandra Levy.

"Klausutis’ boss, Joe Scarborough had recently resigned from Congress prematurely and unexpectedly, amid rumors about his marital fidelity and soon after a divorce. "

Lots of skeletons still clanging around .....

42 posted on 01/30/2014 9:58:14 PM PST by blam
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
In its fifth trust poll, 35 percent said they trusted Fox news more than any other outlet, followed by PBS at 14 percent, ABC at 11 percent, CNN at 10 percent, CBS at 9 percent, 6 percent for MSNBC and Comedy Central, and just 3 percent for NBC.
Fox leads the taxpayer-funded (for now) party line shills at PBS by 21 points, and the non-news-sources at Comedy Central ties the shills at MSNBC at nearly half the acceptance as PBS. That's my idea of com-med-dee. Thanks blam.
43 posted on 01/30/2014 11:11:29 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: blam
My dad is 70 as well, and he reads the paper every morning.

But he believes NOTHING news-wise from it.

He just loves the crossword puzzles.

44 posted on 01/30/2014 11:36:49 PM PST by boop (Liberal religion. No rules, just right!)
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To: blam

NBC at 3%? Brian Williams must have a big family!


45 posted on 01/31/2014 5:19:40 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: SunkenCiv

So Comedy Central is a more popular news source than NBC? Nice.


46 posted on 01/31/2014 6:52:08 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: boop
"But he believes NOTHING news-wise from it. "

Me either. I wanted to deprive them of my money.

47 posted on 01/31/2014 11:03:05 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

Yes, the racist Matthews - who lives in Unicorn land - works there... if what he does can be called ‘work’...


48 posted on 01/31/2014 11:05:37 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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