PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Appears on the BBC

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones brings PRRI data across the pond to the BBC World Service radio program Newsday. … [Read more...]

AUDIO | PRRI’s Robert P. Jones discusses midterm election outcomes on Huffington Post podcast

On this week's Huffington Post All Together podcast, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones joins host and executive editor Paul Rausenbusch to discuss "the faith factor" in the 2014 midterm elections. With a resounding win, Republicans seized control of the Senate and maintained their majority in the House; what bearing did white christian voters--especially Catholics--have on the outcome? Did the threat against religious liberties hit home with voters? How did people of other religions, like Jews and the … [Read more...]

On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them

In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones' latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 p … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Is Support for Gay Marriage Dropping?

Today, The Atlantic features an article by PRRI's CEO Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox, who push back against speculations, based on a single recent poll from Pew, that support for same-sex marriage is declining. They give four reasons why dips in support for same-sex marriage in individual polls do not indicate a reversal of the current trend. … [Read more...]

In the News | National Media Coverage of PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

Findings from PRRI''s American Values Survey, which point both to the economic anxiety Americans are experiencing—personally and systemically—and to Americans’ plummeting confidence in the criminal justice system’s treatment of blacks and other minorities, are being covered in major national media outlets. Journalists at many national media outlets are reporting on the incisive data, … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Why It’s Hard for White People to Get Ferguson by Robert P. Jones

Today, The Atlantic’s most popular article is a feature by PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones, which explores one important reason why whites perceive the issue of race in America so differently than blacks. According to Jones, many whites have difficulty understanding the problems faced by black Americans which led to the unrest in Ferguson Mo. simply because whites are socially isolated from African Americans and their experiences. Most whites are surrounded predominantly—if not exclusively—by other whit … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Crossing Party Lines at the Border by Robert P. Jones

CEO Robert P. Jones has penned an article for The Atlantic giving further insight into the data. According to Jones, Americans' perspective about the situation at the border, and how best to address it, is one of "compassionate pragmatism." … [Read more...]

Media Roundup | Coverage of PRRI’s New Survey on Unaccompanied Children at the U.S. Border

A list of PRRI's media coverage this week in response to the release of our new survey on unaccompanied children coming across the U.S. border from Central America. … [Read more...]

In the New York Times | PRRI Data on Unaccompanied Children Crossing U.S. Border from Central America

On July 29, 2014, the New York Times featured an article about PRRI's latest poll which surveys Americans on unaccompanied children arriving in the United States from Central America. … [Read more...]


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