I think this was good journalism because they had really good information. Even though it was regarding the democratic population, they mentioned republicans a few times. It did not seem biased, or unfair. Very informing, had visible sources on page to back up their findings they reported.
Summary: The article talks about how there is an increase for same sex marriage to be legalized and how it has decreased for it to be illegal based on the democrat and republican responses in the article, "Two-Thirds of Democrats now Support Gay Marriage."
What's New: The article talks about how how in 2008 only half of Democrats favored allowing same sex marriage to be legal and 42 percent opposed of it. Now in 2012 it has nearly jumped to 65 percent and the opposing side has decrease to 29 percent.
Balance: The article has a lot of graphs that you can look at and see the difference from 1996 till 2012 and in-between there. It is extremely helpful in figuring out who is apposed for it and who is not. I think this article is a ... More »
This is good journalism showing good statistical facts about gay marriage and how the number of people being for or against it are changing. The article summerizes up about how Democrats have increased their support for gay marriage compared to the past. In 2008 only 50% of the Democratic party favored the gay marriage and now in 2012 it is 65%.
I like the facts and statics about this article, giving numbers and percentages on how things have changed from past to present.
This article is balanced as it uses facts with numbers, and that it is showing the change in the favored for gay marriage and the change in the opposed. The article shows fairness talking about all the different political parties. Uses charts and graphs.
“Just four years ago, in 2008, only half (50) of Democrats favored allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, while 42 were opposed. Support for gay ...
Summary: The Pew forum published a detailed report and survey showing an increased support of gay marriage
Whats New: The article has extensive research data showing that there is increased support of gay marriage in virtually every demographic.
Balance: The survey a random survey conducted over a 2 week period and included 2,973 adults from all 50 states (1771 on landline phone, 1202 on cell phone including 596 with no landline.
Transparency: The article does not include any quotes what so ever. The article would seem to be unbiased and neutral due to the fact that it was a random survey