By Bob Dorn
More people name FOX News as their avenue to the truth than any other network, according to Gallup, which released its study yesterday (July 08). Of course, most people simply told Gallup that they watch television in general for their news (55%) but FOX was specifically named by 8 percent, without prompting. Perhaps surprisingly, CNN was volunteered by 7%.
FOX News viewers are almost twice as likely as CNN viewers to be 50 or older, and 94% of them say they are — or lean toward being — Republican. And, gasp, the venerable polling organization actually says in its findings that FOX fans are “much more likely to be white, Protestant, attend church weekly, and to earn $75,000 or more per year.”
(for more, gallup.com)
Anna Daniels says
I am surprised that MSNBC- home to Rachel Maddow, Chris Hayes, Melissa Harris-Perry and Steve Kornacki– has seen its ratings tank. CNN is the runner up to Fox? That can’t be a complement.