Digging Into Pennsylvania

A focus group of suburban women who are registered to vote in Pennsylvania

The Digital Economy, June 2018

Americans are online shoppers.

2/23: The Latest on the GOP Race

By John Sparks Where does the race for the Republican nomination stand?  What are the chances of a brokered convention?  And, who has the best odds against President Barack Obama?   The Marist Poll’s John Sparks visits with Marist Poll Analyst and syndicated political columnist Carl Leubsdorf who writes a weekly column for The Dallas […]

2/3: NYC Families Face Tough Budget Decisions

Many New York City residents are feeling the economic pinch and some are making difficult decisions to meet their expenses.  One in five residents in the city — 20% — report they have delayed or have not gone to the doctor when they should have during the past 12 months in order to help manage […]

7/28: Sports Ethics

By John Sparks This season there have been an increasing number of empty seats at major league ballparks, and the television audience continues to decrease. Could baseball have finally out-priced itself for most fans? And, are ethics compromised when it comes to sports? The Marist Poll’s John Sparks discusses these issues with Richard Lapchick, Founder […]

The Future of Technology and Journalism

By John Sparks Sree Sreenivasan is the Dean of Student Affairs at the Columbia University School of Journalism and a contributing editor to DNAinfo. In an interview with the Marist Poll’s John Sparks, Sreenivasan discusses the advent of social networking, training journalists so that they’re equipped for the digital world, and why blogs and traditional […]

7/1: Dining In

Seventy percent of Americans choose to eat dinner at home at least six nights during an average week.  And, when they do eat in, nearly all Americans, regardless of age, income, or region choose to cook rather than pull out the take-out menu. Men more than women eat out at least two nights a week […]

6/12: PDA’s: Luxury or Necessity?

Although most Americans say they own a cell phone, more than eight in ten residents are not on the PDA bandwagon.  In fact, just 16% report they own a personal digital assistant like a Blackberry, Palm, or iPhone.  The proportion grows, however, when looking at employed residents.  Nearly one-quarter of those with jobs say they […]

Reflections on the Great White Way

Flashing lights, a pop-rock score, and actors whizzing by on roller skates!  I couldn’t have been more than 11 years old, and there I sat in the Gershwin Theater experiencing my very first Broadway musical, “Starlight Express!” My parents weren’t wealthy by any stretch of the imagination, but we lived a comfortable middle class existence […]

6/2: Dugout Chatter — Baseball in NYC

By John Sparks Baseball season is in full swing!  From Major League Baseball’s ticket prices to new stadiums’ impact on the game, there’s a lot of chatter surrounding the sport.  In an interview with The Marist Poll’s John Sparks, sports journalist Len Berman weighs in.  Check out their conversation below. John Sparks Len, we conducted […]