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Americans See Too Much Celebrity News

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Celebrity news has been dominating lately, with continuing sexual harassment and abuse allegations coming out of Hollywood. But while most Americans think there’s too much, they’re less inclined to say so than in the past.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 79% of American Adults think their fellow Americans pay too much attention to celebrity news and not enough attention to news that has real impact on their lives. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on November 9 & 12, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology. 

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