According to a recent Rasmussen poll:
- 49% believe the media is trying to help Obama (including 78% of Republicans and 50% of unaffiliated voters). This is up 5 points in the last month.
- 45% say that would hide information that hurts their preferred candidate (25% aren’t sure).
- 50% say the media makes the economy look worse than it is.
- 41% say the media makes the war in Iraq look worse than it is.