In a new Poll Position-TV Newser  poll 42% of those surveyed said their has been too much news coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Twenty-five percent said the amount  TV news coverage of the protests was just right, and 24% said they thought the protests deserved more coverage.

Respondents were asked the following question: “When it comes to media coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests, do you believe the protests have received the right amount of TV news coverage, not enough TV news coverage, or too much TV news coverage?”

The poll broke along partisan lines with 56% of Republicans agreeing that there was too much coverage versus just 18% of Democrats.

Among Independents 51% said the protests received too much coverage with 27% saying they deserved more coverage just trailing Democrats at 34%.

The telephone survey of 1,066 registered voters nationwide was conducted October 30, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.