February, 2011

Fear, Fairness and Fox News: Three forces shaping how we think about American Muslims

[02.25.2011]

This week over at the Washington Post’s On Faith Panelists’ blog, Dr. Robert P. Jones looks at the three overarching themes we found in this month’s PRRI/RNS Religion News Poll. Here’s an excerpt: In a few weeks, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) will hold controversial Congressional hearings to investigate alleged extremism in American Muslim communities. Our recent PRRI/RNS Religion News Poll, conducted by Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with Religion […]

PRRI in the News: National Coverage of February PRRI/RNS Survey

[02.24.2011]

The results from the February PRRI/RNS Religion News Survey released last week have been popping up in newspapers and on blogs across the country. ┬áThe survey, conducted by Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with Religion News Service, reveals three powerful forces shaping how the public thinks about these hearings and American Muslims: fear, fairness, and Fox News. Click the links below to see what the media is saying about […]

Mormons and evangelicals as blood brothers?

[02.16.2011]

Last week, over at the Washington Post On Faith blog, we took a look at the relationship between Mormons and Evangelicals. Here’s an excerpt: With both former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney gearing up for presidential runs, the 2012 election cycle has the potential to mark the mainstreaming of Mormonism in conservative politics. If so, these adherents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]