40% think Fox News should win Trump’s ‘fake news trophy’

Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, left, in addition to also Donald Trump speak during the Fox News GOP debate on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the Fox Theater in Detroit.

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Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, left, in addition to also Donald Trump speak during the Fox News GOP debate on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the Fox Theater in Detroit.

President Trump which week proposed the creation of a “fake news trophy.”

although he’s likely to be disappointed which many voters picked Fox News as the organization which most deserved which.

A fresh poll by conservative-leaning Rasmussen found which 40% of all voters thought Fox deserved the non-award.

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Here’s the breakdown for the different outlets which voters picked:

  • 25% said CNN deserved the fake news trophy
  • 9% said MSNBC
  • 4% said ABC
  • 3% said CBS
  • 2% said NBC

Another 6% picked a different outlet in addition to also 11% were undecided.

Break which down by political party, in addition to also Democrats (53%) in addition to also voters which weren’t affiliated that has a party (42%) picked Fox as the network which deserved the “trophy.” Republicans were more likely to pick CNN (40%) over Fox (24%).

When he proposed the “fake news trophy,” Trump said which should go to the network which has the “most dishonesty, corrupt in addition to also/or distorted” coverage of him.

He specified which the contest shouldn’t include Fox.

The survey found which a majority of voters (51%) believe which media coverage of political issues in addition to also events can be worse than which has been inside the past. Another 27% said which’s about the same in addition to also 19% said which was worse.

Rasmussen surveyed 1,000 likely voters on Tuesday in addition to also Wednesday, with an error margin of 3 points.

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