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Questions - Celebrity News - August 8-9, 2013

81% Think Americans Pay Too Much Attention to Celebrity News
15% Say Professional Athletes Are Good Role Models for Kids
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted August 8-9, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Do Americans pay too much attention to celebrity news and not enough attention to news that has real impact on their lives?

2* Does the media cover celebrities too much, too little or is the coverage about right?


3* Do celebrities get preferential treatment when they break the law?


4* Are professional athletes good role models for young children?

5* Who should get paid the most…celebrities, doctors, business leaders, professional athletes, teachers, policemen, military personnel or the President of the United States?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence