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Creationism’s Public Relations Campaign

Friday, January 10, 2014

A recent Pew Research Center analysis finds that one-third of Americans reject the theory of evolution, believing that “humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time.” Brooke speaks to Edward Caudill, author of Intelligently Designed: How Creationists Built the Campaign Against Evolution, who says that modern media has been a godsend for Creationists.

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The State of the News Media

Friday, March 22, 2013

This week, the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism released its annual “State of the News Media” report, detailing the health, or in this case the frailty, of mainstream US media online and off. The report contained a litany of grim statistics about the consumption and economics of news. Bob talks to Pew Associate Director Mark Jurkowitz, who says the situation isn’t is bleak as it could be.

Beastie Boys - Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament

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Report Breaks Down NYC’s Hispanic Population

Sunday, September 23, 2012

One in four of all residents in the New York metropolitan area is Hispanic, according to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center.

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The Rise of Asian Americans

Friday, June 22, 2012

Deepa Iyer, head of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans and executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together, and Cary Funk, a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center, discuss a recent Pew study, "The Rise of Asian Americans", that concluded that Asians have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest growing immigrant group in the U.S.

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Opinion: Was the Wisconsin Recall Election a Bellwether for the Nation?

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

In Wisconsin, it was a race for the left and right corners of the political spectrum. Will the rest of the country follow suit?

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Campaigns and Voters are Wired Like Never Before - Is that Good?

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Any control that campaigns had over messaging is lost as we, a collective audience, “like,” upload, and review the best and the worst of politics through YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.



Poll Finds Muslim Americans Positive About Direction of US

Tuesday, August 30, 2011


Despite the high-profile controversies over mosques and other related issues over the last year, Muslim Americans felt far more positive about the direction of this country than the general public, according to the latest Pew Research Center survey of Muslim attitudes.

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Poll Roundup: Good News for Obama, Romney

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

A new poll from the Pew Research Center shows President Obama getting high marks following the death of Osama bin Laden, while a Quinnipiac survey has Mitt Romney leading the pack of 2012 GOP hopefuls.



Pew Survey Gauges Public Opinion on NY Fiscal Policies

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

New Yorkers are alarmed about the state's finances, and they'd rather cut spending than raise taxes to make up future budget shortfalls. Those findings are from a phone survey of more than one thousand New York residents by the Pew Center on the States. The survey was part of a broader look at public opinion in five states that are making tough money choices in a time of scarcity.