Clap Clap: Univision Reluctantly Reports Trump Jump in Approval Ratings

NewsBusters | 7/9/2019 | Staff
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Viewers of Univision ́s weekly evening news edition, Noticiero Univisión, were treated to an unusual sight: Anchor Ilia Calderón actually reporting on a recent Washington Post/ABC poll that found that President Trump's approval rating rose by 5 points to an all-time high of 44%, albeit it took her a scant 29 seconds to cover all the good news for Trump (Telemundo News skipped it altogether).

Yet, closer observation and analysis reveals just how selective the anchor was in reporting the poll numbers, leaving out other key positive findings and using selective wording such as “voting-age Americans” versus “registered voters” and pinpointing just how many Americans were “not satisfied with his Administration” or thought that his behavior was “unpresidential”. Below is the report in its entirety, as aired on Noticiero Univision on Monday, July 8, 2019:


ILIA CALDERÓN, ANCHOR, UNIVISIÓN: President Trump reached his highest approval rating since entering the White House, according to a recent poll by the Washington Post and ABC. Support for the President increased 5 points with regard...
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