public opinion


Everything you wanted to know about @realdonaldtrump’s Twitter habit

John Jewell | 15 Feb 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Donald Trump, public opinion, Twitter


T comes right after LGB

Zac Alstin | 08 June 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: public opinion, same-sex marriage, transgender movement


Does Twitter change the way people form opinions?

Denyse O'Leary | 18 Mar 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: public opinion, Twitter


Breathtaking conformity

Brendan O'Neill | 12 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: cultural elites, public opinion, same-sex marriage
Anyone who values diversity of thought and tolerance of dissent should find the sweeping consensus on gay marriage terrifying.


Young opponents of same-sex marriage dig in their heels

Blaise Joseph | 21 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Gen X, Gen Y, public opinion


Post-election ruminations

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: demographics, Eric Metaxas, GOP, post-elections, public opinion, public policy debates, social issues, tolerance
And they are revealing. Not only about what went wrong for champions of one candidate, much of one party and many advocates of important causes, but how to learn from that. High level disagreement there…


Eating mor chikin to support marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 August 2012 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: public opinion, same-sex marriage


British journalist writes euthanasia thriller

Adam Grace | 09 June 2012 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: fiction, public opinion


“Why do they keep children with these disabilities alive?”

Michael Cook | 21 January 2011 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: Australia, euthanasia, public opinion


Media’s semantic gymnastics

Sheila Liaugminas | 27 March 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: media style books, NPR, public opinion
The tactic of changing style books in different print and electronic media is to change how news consumers think about what they’re hearing. I recall the first tactic was making ‘pro-life’ a pejorative. Then the style books changed and they were not to be called ‘pro-life’ anymore, but ‘anti’-something, as in ‘abortion-rights’, or ‘opponents of abortion rights’. You know, plant the negative connotation about a social movement and turn public opinion against them as a bunch of activists who want to take rights away.


Advertising adultery

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adultery, media, public opinion
n the middle of the Tiger Woods infidelity furore a website that sells adultery (“an affair to remember” in three months or your $249 back) has been trying to get a Toronto public transport company to run ads on its streetcars urging: Life is short. Have an affair.”


Print media will survive

William West | 03 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: internet, media, print, public opinion
Despite their ongoing problems and competition from online publications, printed newspapers and magazines still have a strong future.


Big Brother Is Advertising

Marilyn Ryan | 23 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: psychology, public opinion, US politics
Is government advertising really aimed at informing, or could it be a form of Big-Brother mind control?


Decline of traditional media

Denyse O'Leary | 20 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: culture wars, internet, public opinion, social networking
Should the threat to traditional media from the internet really be a cause for concern?


Dear Sir…

William West | 05 August 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: letters to the editor, media, public opinion
Who reads letters to the editor, anyway? You’d be surprised. So here are some tips.


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