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posted on 12 February 2016

Do People In Britain Consider The Press Biased?

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

When asked how biased they feel the nation's media are on a range of topics, the Great British public were generally inclined towards saying the press has struck the right balance.

Certainly, however, a much greater proportion felt reporting was rather too right-wing than left-wing.

The subject of refugees and immigration proved to be the most divisive area, with 29 percent of respondents stating that coverage of these topics was too right-wing. Only 18 percent thought the balance was about right. This area also garnered the most people stating it was too left-wing, at 24 percent. This chart was recently featured on the i100.

This chart visualises the British public's opinion on how biased the press are on certain issues.

Infographic: Do people in Britain consider the press biased? | Statista

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