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This story from PBS Newshour illustrates how social media can be manipulated by a government. In an effort to sway public opinion, China has hired a large group of people to post positive comments about the government’s economic developments – …

Two Public Opinions, Two Surveys

Public opinion is fickled, or is it just the way public opinion is questioned. The Atlantic looks at two respected surveys. One says the public supports Apple over iPhone security, the other says the public supports the FBI. The article …

Research Shows Major 2015 Changes

According to Pew Research Center, 2015 was a watershed year for American demographic changes. For example, it is the first year Millennials outnumber Baby Boomers and more immigrants from Mexico are leaving the United States than coming in. The …

Chipotle Ramps Up Media Relations

PRWeek describes some of the media relations efforts being made by embattled Chipotle restaurant chain to overcome damage to its brand from multiple outbreaks of customer illness as a result of consuming its food. As outbreaks continue, the company’s crisis …

Public Opinion Research On Christmas

Pew Research Center today released new public opinion results on how Americans view Christmas. There are five key findings discussed. Within the widely celebrated holiday (96% of American’s celebrate it), there is a wide range of public opinion about the …

Muslims Need New Public Relations Strategy?

This Associated Press article in the Albuquerque Journal examines if Muslims in the United States are in need of a new public relations strategy. In this difficult time for Muslims, younger members are asking this question. Maintaining positive public opinion …

Public Opinion Of VW Harmed

According to a story in Consumer Affairs, recent Gallup public opinion research shows the VW diesel emissions scandal has done great harm to the company’s reputation. Though brands can be quite damaged by scandals, there is some good news …

Research: Health And Happiness

In an interview with NewsWorks timed for the holidays, Gallup discusses research on how Americans feel about their health, happiness and thankfulness. According to public opinion, we are filled with wonderful contradictions; but if you want to be happy, live …

Public Opinion: Small Business Wins

In the final posting about Pew Research Center’s fascinating study, the institution with the most positive public opinion is small business. News media and government rank quite low. Surprisingly, technology companies rank second. …

Trends: Public Opinion Of Government

A Pew Research Center report today explains recent public opinion about government. People still don’t like elected officials and public opinion of government is near an all-time low; however, one interesting trend is – of 13 government functions, ten are …