Study: Economic Boom Largely Ignored as TV's Trump Coverage Hits 92% Negative

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(Worthy News) - In four weeks, Americans go to the polls for the midterm elections that the news media are casting as a referendum on the Trump presidency. Over the summer, the broadcast networks have continued to pound Donald Trump and his team with the most hostile coverage of a President in TV news history — 92 percent negative, vs. just eight percent positive.

For this report, MRC analysts reviewed all 1,007 evening news stories (1,960 minutes of airtime) about the Trump administration on ABC, CBS and NBC from June 1 to September 30, tallying the coverage of each topic and all evaluative comments made by anchors, reporters and non-partisan sources (such as voters or experts).

The results show that, over the past four months, nearly two-thirds of evening news coverage of the Trump presidency has been focused on just five main topics: the Russia investigation; immigration policy; the Kavanaugh nomination; North Korea diplomacy; and U.S. relations with Russia. The networks’ coverage of all of these topics has been highly negative, while bright spots for the administration such as the booming economy received extremely little coverage (less than one percent of the four-month total). [ Source: Newsbusters (Read More...) ]

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4 thoughts on “Study: Economic Boom Largely Ignored as TV's Trump Coverage Hits 92% Negative

  1. But the fewest people EVER are watching the Fake News any more. So, this is not something that's going to have any significant impact. They are not "NEWS" agencies anymore; they are simply anti-Trump channels. I've been saying that for years.

  2. Trump is the best president that we have had, at least since Reagan, possibly longer, and the media hates him! Praise God for president Trump! Screw the media !!!

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