Friday, August 3, 2007

Pew: Consumers Sick of Celeb Scandals

From Media Week - Americans are sick of celebrity scandals dominating the news. According to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, 87 percent of those surveyed said celebrity scandals receive too much coverage. Only 2 percent responded there wasn’t enough coverage.

The public put most of the blame for the coverage squarely on the new media, with 54 percent responding that news organizations are at fault; nearly one third (32 percent) blamed the public for paying so much attention to celebrity coverage; 12 percent said the blame should be equally shared between the public and the media. | Read full article

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