The Pew Research Center released a study last week that examined the lives of LGBT Americans. One portion of the study, which has garnered significant media attention is the relationship between LGBT people and religion. The study found that LGBT … Continue reading ?
In one of those findings that makes right-wing heads explode, the Pew Research Center has found that the mainstream media are much more likely to report favorably on marriage equality than they are to report on it in a negative light. The study of news media found that stories were supportive of marriage equality 47% of the [...]
Broad majorities continue to oppose the U.S. and its allies sending arms and military supplies to rebels in Syria. The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted June 12-16 among 1,512 adults, finds that 70 percent oppose the U.S. Show More Summary
In a study finding that should be completely obvious to anyone who spends an hour with the media, the liberal-leaning Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism has found media coverage “was tilted massively against those...Show More Summary
A particular finding by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism was both striking and at the same time not surprising to me: the accelerated transforming of the cable news channels into talk cable. For a democracy,...Show More Summary
A new survey from the Pew Research Center reveals what most of us already knew anecdotally. "More than anyone else, Ellen DeGeneres is the face of LGBT America. Still," reports Drew Desilver at Pew's blog. read more
The Pew Research Center has released a study examining media coverage of gay marriage during the period leading up to, during, and after Supreme...
A new poll says "broad majorities" of Americans continue to oppose the U.S. and its allies sending arms and military supplies to anti-government groups in Syria. The national survey from the Pew Research Center finds last week's White House announcement...
A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism shows that media coverage of gay marriage was more supportive than critical by a five to one ratio. Pew analyzed nearly 500 stories between March 18 and May 12 of this year and found that 47 percent of the stories favored gay [...]
A new study from the Pew Research Center found that news organizations were more likely to show a supportive view of gay marriage, rather than an oppositional view. Pew analyzed 500 stories on the subject over a two-month span, and found...Show More Summary
During coverage of the Supreme Court's hearings on the same-sex marriage issue earlier this year, media coverage leaned to the pro-gay marriage side by a factor of 5 to 1. This according to a new report from Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. Show More Summary
The heads at NOM will no doubt be exploding over a media content study by the Pew Research Center to be released today. The NYT reports: The researchers assessed a representative sample of mainstream coverage for two months this year,...
As reported earlier, the Pew Research Center recently published the results of its' first survey focusing solely on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender respondents. In addition to the information gleaned about the process of coming out, the survey asked a...
The Pew Research Center found CNN, Fox News and MSNBC all tend to have stories featuring “significantly more” statements in favor of same-sex marriage than opposing it. read more
Pew Research Center About half the news coverage of the Supreme Court’s deliberations on two same-sex marriage cases this spring focused on support for gay marriage, while only 9 percent focused on opposition. 44 percent of coverage was neutral. Those … Read more
The Pew Research Center assessment found a level of support in stories about same-sex marriage that went far beyond the level recorded in public opinion surveys.
A new telephone survey published by the Pew Research Center finds that Americans expect fathers to be more of a “moral teacher and emotional comforter” rather than a “breadwinner or disciplinarian.” Entitled “The New American Father,”...Show More Summary
The Pew Research Center has released the results of the first-ever major survey of LGBT Americans, and there’s cause to be optimistic. Or depressed, depending on what results you look at. Fully 92% of the 1,197 people who participated in the survey say that things are better than they were a decade ago and that [...]
Sasanka Jinadasa is an intern with LGBT Progress. On Thursday, the Pew Research Center released a comprehensive national survey on the attitudes and experiences of 1,197 of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Mirroring the growing acceptance of LGBT equality among the general population, 92 percent of the respondents believe that society has become [...]
The Washington Post reports: In a Pew Research Center poll released Thursday, nine in 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults said society has become more accepting of them and that they expect it to become more so in the years ahead. Show More Summary