NC Media Watch

A quest for reason and accuracy in letters to the editor, guest editorials and other issues of interest to the citizens of Western Nevada County.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Blame Game Update

If you have not seen the latest CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll, here are the results. These numbers will not make front page news.
When asked "who is to blame for the problems in the city following the hurricane," 13% said President Bush; 18% said federal agencies; 25% blamed state or local officials; and 38% said "no one." Rather surprisingly in view of the constant bad publicity, 63% said that no one should be fired as a result of the response to the hurricane. Moreover, 62% say that the progress now being made is satisfactory
More at Power Line here.

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Blogger Frederic Christie said...

Just as they'll never mention the Time and CCFR polls that indicated that the majority were against unilateral action in Iraq OR action taken without full deliberation and declaration from Congress and that the majority are for the majority of international treaties.

I'd point out that, if we're just looking at media effects, the critique offered by CNN/ABC/etc. is rather tepid and doesn't go through the full process of debate to be really considered an editorial slant quite yet, and FOX and conservative sources have done their counter-propaganda.

Thu Sep 08, 11:36:00 AM PDT  

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