Every month we survey our Pulse Network, which is a network of over 10,000 High School and College Students. This month we heard back from 100 Pulse members. Here is what we learned.
Michael Jackson Coverage
Over the past couple of weeks, to say that Michael Jackson has been in the news would definitely be an understatement. We wanted to get a better understanding of whether or not High School and College students were actually watching the all the coverage. We got some mixed results ' see below.
In the past couple weeks; there has been a lot of news coverage about Michael Jackson's death. How closely would you say you followed these stories?
14% stated I didn't pay attention at all to these stories
41% stated that I didn't follow the stories very closely
22% stated that I somewhat followed the stories
23% stated that I followed the stories very closely
Did you watch the watch the Michael Jackson memorial service?
15% stated I watched the whole memorial service on TV
7% stated I watched the whole memorial service online
27% stated I watched bits and pieces of the memorial service
16% stated I only saw news clips of the memorial service
35% stated I didn't watch any of the memorial service
We also wanted to find out if any other news stories captured their interest. Politics and celebrity topped the list ' see below.
Other than Michael Jackson's death, what recent news stories have you been following?
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