News Interest Index, October 2003

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


TVNEWS6

(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… [sixth response, if offered]
  2) ABC Network news
  5) CNN Cable news
  6) MSNBC Cable news
  7) The Fox News Cable Channel

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
ABC Network news 4.8% 4.8%
CNN Cable news 14.3% 19.1%
MSNBC Cable news 76.2% 95.3%
The Fox News Cable Channel 4.8% 100.1%
Total N = 15

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 5.0%
CNN Cable news 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 15.0%
MSNBC Cable news 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 66.7% 80.0% 66.7% 75.0%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15


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% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
CNN Cable news 0.0% 0.0% 37.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.0%
MSNBC Cable news 50.0% 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 75.0%
The Fox News Cable Channel 50.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15


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% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
CNN Cable news 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.3%
MSNBC Cable news 0.0% 75.0% 100.0% 100.0% 75.0% 76.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 25.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 9.1% 4.8%
CNN Cable news 30.0% 0.0% 14.3%
MSNBC Cable news 60.0% 90.9% 76.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 10.0% 0.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
15


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
ABC Network news 0.0% 8.3% 0.0% 4.8%
CNN Cable news 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 14.3%
MSNBC Cable news 100.0% 66.7% 80.0% 76.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15


Race (I-RACE)

White, not Hispanic Black, not Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
ABC Network news 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
CNN Cable news 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 14.3%
MSNBC Cable news 73.7% 100.0% 0.0% 76.2%
The Fox News Cable Channel 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
15



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