Flemington, NJ, August 29, 2008 – Results of a national study conducted among 2,100 Americans last night to obtain real-time perceptions of Senator Obama’s acceptance speech revealed that all parties agreed with his position on several issues, including immigration labor issues, eliminating corporate tax loopholes and a withdrawal from Iraq.
The study was hosted on the firm’s mediacurves.com web site, and was conducted by HCD Research and the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion (MCIPO), among self-reported Republicans, Democrats and independents.
As participants viewed the speech, they used their mouse to indicate whether they agreed or disagreed with the content of the speech in second-by-second intervals. The results of the study are available on www.mediacurves.com.
Among the study findings:
All parties were in overwhelming agreement with Obama’s position on several issues, including:
The study is part of an on-going series of studies to provide the media with a way of comparing and trending Americans’ perceptions of the presidential candidates throughout the 2008 Presidential Election.
The Media Curves web site provides the media and general public with a venue to view Americans’ perceptions of popular and controversial media events and advertisements.
Editors/Reporters: For more information on the study, or to speak with Glenn Kessler, president and CEO, HCD Research or Chris Borick, Ph.D., director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, please contact Vince McGourty, HCD Research, at (908) 483-9121 or (email@example.com).
HCD Research is a communications research company headquartered in Flemington, NJ. The company's services include traditional and web-based marketing and communications research. For additional information on HCD Research, access the company’s web site at www.hcdi.net or call HCD Research at 908-788-9393. Headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, MCIPO is a respected source of public opinion data on local, state and national issues. . For additional information on Muhlenberg College, go to www.muhlenberg.edu