On Friday, Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson invited pollster Scott Rasmussen to the program to discuss recent poll results indicating that voters are wary of election campaign, with a whopping 74 percent of people polled in an August 8-9 Rasmussen poll responding that reporters help the candidate they most want to win, and 51 percent indicating that most reporters are working to re-elect Obama (versus 9 percent who feel reporters are working to elect Romney).
Rasmussen also shared that more people reported trusting a friend or family member with election news than a member of the media.
Carlson noted that a similar Fox News poll that a higher number of respondents — 61 percent — felt the media favored Obama over Romney.
A later Rasmussen poll also showed that more people (47 percent versus 42 percent) are worried about media bias than campaign contributions, with Mr. Rasmussen adding that Republicans tend to be more concerned with the former, Democrats with the latter.
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