Who the News Media Serves (October 2017)

Who the News Media Serves (October 2017)

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categoryTotal
People like you23%
People in powerful positions60%
Don't know/no opinion17%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
People like you43%17%7%
People in powerful positions34%68%80%
Don't know/no opinion23%15%12%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
People like you42%38%46%
People in powerful positions32%46%29%
Don't know/no opinion25%16%25%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
People like you4%15%2%
People in powerful positions87%67%86%
Don't know/no opinion8%18%11%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
People like you42%29%7%
People in powerful positions38%47%80%
Don't know/no opinion19%24%13%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
People like you39%57%31%
People in powerful positions40%28%48%
Don't know/no opinion22%15%21%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
People like you10%8%3%
People in powerful positions74%80%85%
Don't know/no opinion15%12%12%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
People like you43%11%5%
People in powerful positions36%75%92%
Don't know/no opinion21%15%4%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
People like you19%36%27%
People in powerful positions66%42%51%
Don't know/no opinion15%22%21%

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categoryMaleFemale
People like you22%23%
People in powerful positions62%58%
Don't know/no opinion16%19%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
People like you30%21%17%
People in powerful positions53%59%72%
Don't know/no opinion17%20%12%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
People like you24%20%22%25%
People in powerful positions59%62%58%61%
Don't know/no opinion17%18%20%14%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
People like you10%24%20%24%23%27%
People in powerful positions39%56%66%61%62%56%
Don't know/no opinion51%20%15%15%15%17%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
People like you20%22%27%29%
People in powerful positions64%62%51%51%
Don't know/no opinion16%16%22%19%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
People like you19%22%29%
People in powerful positions64%63%51%
Don't know/no opinion17%15%20%

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