News Interest Index, October 2003

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(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

[ASK ONLY IF GETNEWS1= 1 OR GETNEWS2= 1] Do you get most of your news about national and international issues from… [fifth response, if offered]
  2) ABC Network news
  3) CBS Network news
  5) CNN Cable news
  6) MSNBC Cable news
  7) The Fox News Cable Channel

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
ABC Network news 9.1% 9.1%
CBS Network news 4.5% 13.6%
CNN Cable news 59.1% 72.7%
MSNBC Cable news 18.2% 90.9%
The Fox News Cable Channel 9.1% 100%
Total N = 16

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 0.0% 40.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1%
CBS Network news 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 4.5%
CNN Cable news 0.0% 0.0% 60.0% 55.6% 80.0% 33.3% 59.1%
MSNBC Cable news 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 33.3% 18.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 33.3% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 40.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1%
CBS Network news 0.0% 0.0% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5%
CNN Cable news 50.0% 83.3% 37.5% 60.0% 100.0% 0.0% 59.1%
MSNBC Cable news 50.0% 0.0% 37.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 16.7% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
16


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some college, no 4-year degree (or technical or vocational school) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a Master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.7%
CBS Network news 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
CNN Cable news 0.0% 33.3% 85.7% 100.0% 75.0% 60.9%
MSNBC Cable news 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 25.0% 17.4%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 16.7% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
ABC Network news 16.7% 0.0% 9.1%
CBS Network news 0.0% 10.0% 4.5%
CNN Cable news 41.7% 80.0% 59.1%
MSNBC Cable news 33.3% 0.0% 18.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 8.3% 10.0% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
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Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 0.0% 28.6% 8.7%
CBS Network news 0.0% 8.3% 0.0% 4.3%
CNN Cable news 100.0% 58.3% 42.9% 60.9%
MSNBC Cable news 0.0% 25.0% 14.3% 17.4%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 8.3% 14.3% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 50.0% 0.0% 9.1%
CBS Network news 5.6% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5%
CNN Cable news 61.1% 50.0% 0.0% 59.1%
MSNBC Cable news 22.2% 0.0% 0.0% 18.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 9.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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