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V22: 8. REASON FOR MEDIA COVERAGE

8. Do you think the news media are covering the Simpson story mainly because it involves important issues, or mainly because it involves a celebrity?

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 INVOLVES IMPORTANT ISSUES 333.1%
2 INVOLVES A CELEBRITY 93689.3%
3 BOTH 383.6%
4 OTHER REASONS 313.0%
8 DK/NO OPINION 101.0%
9 NA/REFUSED 00.0%
Total 1,048 100%

Based upon 1,048 valid cases out of 1,048 total cases.

Location: 13-13 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 9

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News O.J. Simpson and the Media Poll, July 1994.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.