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Opinion on the Middle East

I am conducting this poll for a research paper I am working on - Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.
Please select your age range:
Under 20
20 - 30
30 - 40
40 - 50
50 - 60
60 plus
I do not wish to answer
Please select your education level:
High-school graduate
Some College
College Graduate
College Plus
I do not wish to answer
Please select your religious denomination:
I do not wish to answer
Which off the following sources do you use to gather information on current events? (Check all that apply)
Local News
National News (Nightline, World News Tonight)
Cable News Stations (CNN, MSNBC, BBC)
Weekly Publications (Time, Newsweek)
Internet news sites
Please select the definition you think most accurately depicts people of the Islamic faith:
Rooted in violence, preaches exclusion and destruction to those who do not follow it’s teaching
There are many different factions of the Islamic faith, some are moderate while others are extremist
The followers of Islam are generally pacifists, they embrace different religions and cultures.
None of the above
“Palestine” is a(n):
area of the eastern Mediterranean, comprising parts of modern Israel and Jordan
country that borders Israel
a state that is surrounded by Israel
None of the above
Muslims displayed in movies and on the news are generally portrayed:
Violent, terrorists, religious zealots
Varies, I do not see them portrayed in any one certain way.
Peaceful and helpful
None of the above
How many hours do you spend a week exposed to the news (Any medium)
Under 3 hours
3 - 5 hours
6 - 9 hours
10 or more
In the past 17 months of violence, please estimate the number of causalities brought about by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
About 100 Palestinians and 300 Israelis
About 300 Palestinians and 100 Israelis
About 500 Palestinians and 500 Israelis
About 300 Palestinians and 1000 Israelis
About 1,000 Palestinians and 300 Israelis
About 2500 Palestinians and 1250 Israelis
About 1250 Palestinians and 2500 Israelis
In general, the amount of media coverage regarding the Middle East is:
Overplayed, there is too much information to digest
There is sufficient coverage, enough to keep viewers well informed
There is insufficient coverage not nearly enough to keep viewers well informed
Coverage regarding the Middle East is generally:
Fair and unbiased reporting
Favors Israel
Favors Palestine
Varies with news source
I do not wish to answer
Please give your opinion regarding the end of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict:
Peace is obtainable with US and The European Union intervention
We will not see an end to the conflict in our lifetime
US should intervene with military force to help suppress the Palestinians
Israeli government should be making more concessions
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak plan shows promise
It is not a problem of the US and does not concern me
I do not wish to answer
This poll was created on 2002-03-06 04:50:06 by chr1conley