Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Public trust of journalists has been in decline for decades in the U.S. A recent study conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research (AP-NORC) suggests that a key factor is skepticism about several core journalistic principles. Five core...
Slim Majority in US Favors Stricter Gun Laws

Slim Majority in US Favors Stricter Gun Laws

A slim majority (53%) of the U.S. supports stricter gun regulations, according to a Pew Research Center report published April 20. This is seven points below the result in a Pew survey conducted in September 2019. It is the first time since 2017 that the desire for...
Reaction & Response: Biden Most Popular Among ‘Nones’

Reaction & Response: Biden Most Popular Among ‘Nones’

President Biden, like President Obama, is most popular among U.S. adults claiming no religious affiliation, according to a Gallup report published April 9. A strong majority (71%) of “nones” approve “of the way Joe Biden is handling his job as president,” compared to...
Report: US Religiosity Largely Stable in 2020

Report: US Religiosity Largely Stable in 2020

Religiosity in the U.S. was relatively unchanged last year, according to a Gallup report published in late March. Just under half (48%) of respondents affirmed that religion was “very important” in their lives. While only a one-point drop from 2019, this is the lowest...