ABC News O.J. Simpson and the Media Poll, July 1994 (ICPSR 3867)
This special topic poll, conducted by ABC News during July 1994, attempted to gauge opinion on the nationally televised O.J. Simpson trial. Respondents were also asked if they thought the country was going in the right direction or off track. Questions regarding the O.J. Simpson trial included how closely the respondents had been following the trial, whether they had seen the preliminary court hearing, how they would rate the media's coverage of the case, and if there was too much coverage of the case. Respondents were asked to speculate on coverage of the Simpson case and if the coverage had effected coverage of other stories, like domestic abuse. Respondents were asked whether they believed that Simpson would receive a fair trial, what they believed the verdict would be, and whether they believed he should get the death penalty if convicted. Background information includes level of education, age, ethnicity, and sex.
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ABC News. ABC NEWS O.J. SIMPSON AND THE MEDIA POLL, JULY 1994. ICPSR version. Radnor, PA: Chilton Research Services [producer], 1994. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-05-07. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03867.v1
Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03867.v1
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