Things that may factor into story decisions Extremely/Very important Somewhat important Not at all/Not very important
How many people will pay attention to the story 62% 26% 11%
How many people are affected by the story 51% 34% 14%
A desire to help people make up their minds on issues 38% 42% 20%
The personal biases or political views of the journalist 38% 35% 27%
A desire to help solve problems in society 36% 40% 24%