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Which News Channel Do You Watch Most Often?

News 2012/06/27 20:29:08
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CNN's viewership has dropped to its lowest point since 1991, The New York Daily News reports, while Fox News continues to lead by a wide margin. In the last year, CNN's ratings have dropped about 35% to an average of 446,000 viewers, while Fox News Channel's ratings have only dropped 1% to an average of 1.79 million viewers. MSNBC, the second-most watched news channel, is down 13% to an average of 689,000.

However, CNN's drop in viewership is primarily in the U.S. Internationally, the network continues to hold relatively strong ratings. "Piers Morgan Tonight" and Anderson Cooper's eponymous talk show, "Anderson," have not dropped quite as far as CNN's overall ratings, but they're still on the decline. What news channel do you tune into most often, if any?


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  • cm 2012/06/28 00:50:22
    Fox News
    cm
    +13
    For the few that watch MSNBC, "hey they make up the news," it's yellow journalism at best.

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  • Richard 2012/07/27 22:33:35
    None of the above
    Richard
    +1
    Jon Stewart Comedy Central
  • ChumptyDumpty 2012/07/08 16:24:29
    None of the above
    ChumptyDumpty
    .................is MTV a News Channel?
  • Lord Emperor of Dune 2012/07/07 05:35:26
    BBC
    Lord Emperor of Dune
    The Beeb is my favorite way to get news "as-is" with minimal spin. I know how I feel about politics here in America. When I want news, I just want news
  • mwg0735 2012/07/04 16:57:18
  • Gregaj7 2012/07/04 16:48:49
    None of the above
    Gregaj7
  • Charles R. Anderson 2012/07/04 16:04:22
    Fox News
    Charles R. Anderson
    +1
    Though I watch Fox Business News at least as much, if not more. I do not watch the other networks much due to their bias in favor of big government and their irritating Progressive Elitism. I am an individual rights and freedom-loving American, so the other networks are just too wrongheaded.
  • Gamzee Makara is my Matesprite 2012/07/04 15:44:51
    None of the above
    Gamzee Makara is my Matesprite
    the only thing ive watching in TV in forever was Biography channel and FX for American Horror story
  • Gamzee ... Gamzee ... 2012/07/04 15:45:54
    Gamzee Makara is my Matesprite
    *watched
  • Carlos Alberto Garcia 2012/07/04 02:53:23
    CNN
    Carlos Alberto Garcia
    Maybe that is CNN.
  • santa6642 2012/07/03 22:49:49
    Fox News
    santa6642
    only the best
  • M'lud 2012/07/03 15:23:24
    MSNBC
    M'lud
    Rachel Maddow is the only one I watch with any regularity, but her show does not pretend to be hard news. It is an OpEd program based on informed analysis. I watch Fox and CNN as well, but not for news. You need to READ to get actual news. BBC on line is a better source for factual information. Watching news channels for news is misguided behavior. The discussion panels can be stimulating and entertaining, but the only information you might gain is how far the talking heads will bend the facts to fit their agenda. People watch Fox for the same reason they watch soap operas; breathless, overhyped opinionated melodrama. It is usually delivered by bloviators and faux journalists (some of whom have really great legs.) As with the Stern Show, you either love it or hate it, but you can't wait to hear what they'll say next!
  • Wesloco 2012/07/03 05:17:48
    MSNBC
    Wesloco
    I know MSNBC is not really a news channel but I really enjoy the Morning Joe show, especially Mika! (-:

     Morning joe
  • Nekosarethebest 2012/07/03 01:36:45
    None of the above
    Nekosarethebest
    Action News...
  • Isha Dwesar 2012/07/02 16:42:20
    BBC
    Isha Dwesar
    it's nice finding out what's going on when i'm having breakfast. it's the only really decent news show in england, i find.
  • MikeWon 2012/07/02 06:48:06
  • rikonjohn 2012/07/02 02:05:04
    BBC
    rikonjohn
    LinkTV has some excellent news shows and includes Al Jazeera for some of the best reporting in the Middle East and Asia.
  • MikeWon rikonjohn 2012/07/02 07:25:26
  • rikonjohn MikeWon 2012/11/11 06:27:23
    rikonjohn
    Not to feed a possible troll, but where did THAT come from?
  • Royo 2012/07/02 01:32:30
    None of the above
    Royo
    .... no one watches Good Morning America anymore??? ABC is my fave. Fox News always confuses me..
  • pete 2012/07/02 00:35:36
    Fox News
    pete
    I try to scan across several networks, but keep drifting back to FNC. Not only do they have the best format, best looking and most intelligent people and great topics.

    What impresses me most of all is their more balanced approach. They are not afraid to buck the mainstream media trend, which seems to have drifted into the Liberal mindset in presenting the news.

    I know you libs out there will yell that FNC is right wing tilted. But in response; many of my liberal friends watch FNC to find out news that the mainstream hides from us. Ask yourselves (right or left); what would we have if there was no FNC, to offer a different perspective in reporting news?

    We'd all be fed whatever the liberal media wing wants us to believe. Kinda like Goebbel's media before WW2.

    When talk radio and FNC get censored, we'll be in a dictatorship. Read your history.
  • MindaBrown pete 2012/07/02 02:27:37
    MindaBrown
    FOX NEWS tells it like it is the rest of them lie as much as Obama and the demorats do.
  • America... MindaBrown 2012/07/02 04:41:01
    American☆Atheist
    +1
    Fox ewws tells you what you want to hear
  • pete MindaBrown 2012/07/07 19:24:33
    pete
    What? FNC has stuff the mainstream nets will never show us. If not for FNC, we'd be dumber than straw about what's happening around us.

    Even Liberals turn to FNC more and more to find out what's really behind the news these days. That's a testament to their quality and fairness in giving us the news.

    The other nets rarely give us opposing viewpoints. FNC always has someone from the opposing line to give different perspectives.

    You've lowered FNC to the likes of other nets and Obama and Democrats; that's not true and not fair. You must not be comprehending the news then.
  • Wesloco pete 2012/07/03 05:21:38
    Wesloco
    You know I think FOX does pretty good for the most part but why do they have a guy like Sean Hannity who is definitely partial to anything not Obama. No matter what it is, if president Obama is for it Hannity will attack it.
  • mblythe95 2012/07/01 17:04:17
    BBC
    mblythe95
    although i tend to get most of my news from things like mock the week or russell howards good news
  • PandoraBoxe 2012/07/01 15:20:38
    MSNBC
    PandoraBoxe
    +1
    BBC is a close second ;-}
  • Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥ 2012/07/01 03:36:26
    Fox News
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    +1
    fox news Megyn Kelly

    Fox number ONE........
  • America... Pearlie... 2012/07/02 04:41:18
    American☆Atheist
    +2
    ....in propaganda.
  • Dave 007 2012/07/01 01:58:40
    None of the above
    Dave 007
    I catch my news on the local channels. The Big Boys just try to brain wash you.
  • Anthony 2012/06/30 12:39:53
    None of the above
    Anthony
    SBS Australia. (It's the politically correct answer down here.)
  • Mav 2012/06/30 09:10:24
  • MindaBrown Mav 2012/07/02 02:29:04
    MindaBrown
    NUT JOB
  • Mav MindaBrown 2012/07/02 02:39:53
    Mav
    +2
    Please take your ad hominem elsewhere
  • MindaBrown Mav 2012/07/02 02:44:16
    MindaBrown
    +2
    Go take a flying leap.
  • Lana 2012/06/30 05:36:52
    MSNBC
    Lana
    +1
    MSNBC. BBC& Democracy Now as well as Current
  • Nomad T... Lana 2012/06/30 11:56:54
    Nomad Telepath A.M.O.R.C
    +1
    I wish NPR had a TV news channel
  • redhorse29 2012/06/30 04:39:40
    Fox News
    redhorse29
    Also watch BBC and CNN and CBS
  • MindaBrown redhorse29 2012/07/02 02:29:55
    MindaBrown
    I should have guessed you are from Calif.
  • Hallie 2012/06/30 03:06:37
    MSNBC
    Hallie
    +1
    Uhh I don't watch the news but my dad likes to
  • Lyndzz 2012/06/30 00:21:35
    BBC
    Lyndzz
    +1
    Well I don't get any of the others in the uk so I have no choice...
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