A brand new report from the Pew Analysis Heart reveals prime institution information retailers such because the New York Occasions and Washington Submit have audiences which skew even further to the Left than MSNBC and CNN.
The printed networks ABC, CBS and NBC even have many extra self-described liberals than conservatives of their viewers, however at a much less excessive ratio.
The info are included in an extended report about media protection of President Biden’s first 60 days in workplace. Pew’s content material evaluation discovered that assessments of Biden were most positive at these retailers favored by liberal audiences, and most damaging at retailers (reminiscent of Fox Information, Newsmax and speak radio) favored by conservatives — the reverse of what they discovered after they studied protection of President Trump in 2017.
The Media Research Center’s own study of ABC, CBS and NBC discovered these networks’ night newscasts produced largely (59%) constructive protection of President Biden throughout his first 80 days in workplace, whereas their protection of President Trump four years ago was closely (89%) damaging.
Pew’s survey knowledge is based on a large panel of 12,045 randomly selected U.S. adults who accomplished a self-administered internet questionnaire between March 8 and March 14.
Among the many main information retailers the place self-described liberals and/or Democrats dominated the viewers by no less than a 2-to-1 margin: Nationwide Public Radio, the New York Occasions, PBS, the Washington Submit, MSNBC and CNN. Liberals additionally outnumbered conservatives/Republicans amongst NBC, ABC and CBS viewers, in addition to readers of the Wall Avenue Journal.
On the flip facet, conservatives/Republicans outnumbered liberals/Democrats amongst readers of the New York Submit and viewers of Fox Information and Newsmax. The research additionally included two nationwide speak radio packages, the Mark Levin Present and Sean Hannity Present, whose audiences included nearly no liberals or Democrats.
You’ll be able to learn the total listing of 25 retailers examined here.
Pew’s content material evaluation discovered that coverage of Biden was most positive at retailers with probably the most liberal audiences: 29% constructive vs. 19% damaging, or a couple of three-to-two tilt. Of their viewers survey, they discovered that the liberal information customers have been additionally most pleased with Biden’s coverage, with greater than 80% calling it “correct” and “truthful.”