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Opinion on political bias in news U.S. 2020, by political affiliation

According to a survey conducted in the United States between November 2019 and February 2020, 72 percent of Republican respondents felt that local news coverage had a great deal of political bias, whereas just 28 percent of Democrats felt the same. However, 51 percent of Democrats perceived that there was a fair amount of bias in news coverage.

Public opinion on the extent of political bias in news in the United States in 2020, by political affiliation

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Sources

Release date

August 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 8, 2019 to February 16, 2020

Number of respondents

20,046 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Panel survey

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