Public Wants More Military News

The new McCormick Tribune Foundation military and media survey (DR, 8/25/05) indicates that Americans want to read more about military and national security affairs—and not just the obvious stories. The public is interested in reading about: performance of the armed forces during war (69 percent); individual members of the military (49 percent); the cost of military operations (54 percent); and the rebuilding of Iraq (42 percent). Read more on the results of the MTF study here.