News Interest Index: Michael Vick Case Draws Large Audience

  • August 30, 2007
Michael Vick's legal troubles attracted a large news audience last week, ranking as the public's most closely followed news story along with the devastating floods in the Midwest and the situation in Iraq.

One-in-four Americans said that they followed the Vick story very closely and 18% said it was the single news story they followed more closely than any other last week. The media, however, devoted far less coverage to the Vick story than to news about Iraq, the 2008 presidential campaign and weather-related stories.

Read the full report Michael Vick Case Draws Large Audience at the Pew Research Center Web site.