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Here is a pair of opposite phrases. Which phrase do you feel better describes the news media in general? Would you say the news media in general protects democracy, hurts democracy, or neither? (Source: Associated Press-NORC Poll, Mar, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = Less than .5 percent
28%
Protects democracy

30%
Hurts democracy

41%
Neither

*
Don't know

1%
Refused

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Methodology: Conducted by AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, March 21 - April 17, 2018 and based on 2,019 online (internet), telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. Interviews were conducted both online using a self-administered design and by telephone using live interviewers. All interviews were conducted among participants in AmeriSpeak, a probability-based panel designed to be representative of the national US adult population run by NORC at the University of Chicago. Panel participants without Internet access were interviewed via telephone by professional interviewers under the direction of NORC. NORC's AmeriSpeak Panel provides a representative panel of civilian, non-institutional adults (age 18 and over) living in the United States. [31115154.00125] (View Citation)

Topics: DEMOCRACY PRESS





Which of these statements do you think is closer to the truth--the present war in Europe is just another struggle between European nations for power and wealth, or the present war in Europe is a struggle of democracy against the spread of dictatorship? (Source: Gallup Poll (AIPO), Sep, 1939)


45%
Just another struggle between European nations

44%
Struggle of democracy against the spread of dictatorship

2%
Both (vol.)

9%
Don't know

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, September 24 - September 29, 1939 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USGALLUP.39-171.QAB08] (View Citation)

Topics: WAR EUROPE WORLD WAR II

Dataset: USAIPO1939-0171







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