Poll: 78% Disapprove Of Political Media

Americans don't think much of political media, according to a Daily Kos/SEIU poll of 1,000 registered voters: only 10% said they had a "favorable opinion" of such media, and 78% gave a solid thumbs-down, "That’s a lower approval rating than Congress has," writes Andrew Beaujon.

Still, "for a group of people who hate the coverage they’re getting, Americans sure consume a lot of it. Even in the slow month of July, coverage of the 2012 presidential election was at or near the top of Pew’s News Interest Index every week."

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