NY Times’ McCain Story Draws Public Interest – And Disapproval
By a nearly two-to-one margin those familiar with the Times’ article on the Arizona senator’s ties to a lobbyist think the paper was wrong to publish it.
Where Men and Women Differ in Following the News
A look at the public’s news interests over the past year shows continuing differences between women and men in the types of news stories that they follow very closely.
Interest Surges in Economic News, Especially the Housing Crisis
Public interest in economic news reached its highest level in five years. Interest was only somewhat greater during the recession of the early 1990s.
The Public’s Not-So-Happy New Year
Americans begin 2008 with a highly negative view of national conditions and President Bush, and with tempered expectations for the coming year. More Democrats look forward to elections, but Republicans are more optimistic about the year ahead.