Choose Your News: How Viewers of Different News Outlets See Trump

The proliferation of media outlets has long meant that, with the click of a remote control or a mouse, Americans can choose their news. In the Trump era, that means that different media consumers are experiencing different realities when it comes to the presidency and the state of the country.

In the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, respondents were asked to identify one or two of the top sources they use to get information about politics and current events. …

The data show that viewers of different media outlets often had wildly divergent views of the president’s job performance, the state of the country, the wisdom of various policy proposals and the bias of the media itself. CONT.

Carrie Dann, NBC News