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A new Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey found that 54 percent of likely U.S. voters believe the news media has too much power and influence over government decisions.
Only 10 percent said the media doesn’t have enough power while 31 percent says it is about the right amount of power.
Thirty-nine percent of those surveyed believe the media’s influence will increase during a Joe Biden presidency. The same number, 39 percent, expect it to stay the same.
An incredible 77 percent of Republicans said the media has too much power and influence while just 34 percent of Democrats believe it. Fifty-one percent of voters who are not affiliated with either major party believe it has too much power.