Friday, December 16, 2005
The Arab world, it seems, is awash with public opinion polls. Where we used to get anecdotal reporting about the "Arab street," we increasingly have numbers to back those impressions up. A recent Zogby poll set out to learn not only what Arabs think about world news, but how those opinions are forged, and asked people what channels they turn to most for international news. Brooke discusses the results with Arab media scholar Marc Lynch.