Haiti Dominates Public’s Consciousness
Not only is the public closely tracking news from Haiti, 18% report they or someone in their household made a donation to those affected by the earthquake — many using the internet or other technology — while another 30% say they plan to donate. The Obama administration gets high marks for its response to the disaster.
Despite Media Attention, Terrorism Does Not Top the Public’s News Agenda
Health care, winter weather and the economy were all just as big a story to Americans as the much-hyped terrorist attempt.