Palestinian Views on the Media


 

 

Total (7/01)

Total (12/01)

West Bank (7/01)

West Bank (12/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

Gaza Strip (12/01)

35. How many times a week do you happen to carry out the following activities? (PSR 12/2001)

35-1 Watch news on Palestinian or your local TV stations:

1. Almost every day

56.1

50.1

56.2

53.2

55.8

45.0

2. 3-4 times a week

9.0

10.7

9.3

11.3

8.5

9.5

3. 1-2 times a week

14.7

14.4

13.8

12.2

16.0

18.3

4. never

19.9

24.2

20.1

22.6

19.6

27.0

5. No opinion/ do not know

0.3

0.5

0.5

0.7

0.0

0.2

 

 

Total

 

West Bank

 

Gaza Strip

35-2 Watch news on Al-Jazeera satellite channel:

1. Almost every day

 

65.4

 

62.8

 

69.8

2. 3-4 times a week

 

6.9

 

7.6

 

5.8

3. 1-2 times a week

 

8.0

 

9.6

 

5.4

4. never

 

19.4

 

19.7

 

18.8

5. No opinion/ do not know

 

0.3

 

0.4

 

0.2

 

Total (7/01)

Total (12/01)

West Bank (7/01)

West Bank (12/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

Gaza Strip (12/01)

35-3 Watch news on Israeli TV:

1. Almost every day

24.1

21.2

21.8

23.8

27.9

16.9

2. 3-4 times a week

6.6

7.3

7.1

8.2

5.9

5.8

3. 1-2 times a week

23.2

20.3

23.6

19.7

22.6

21.2

4. never

45.5

50.1

47.0

47.0

43.2

55.4

5. No opinion/ do not know

0.5

1.1

0.5

1.3

0.4

0.8

 

Total (7/01)

Total (12/01)

West Bank (7/01)

West Bank (12/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

Gaza Strip

35-4 Read news pages in al-Quds news paper:

1. Almost every day

12.0

10.3

14.2

13.0

8.5

5.8

2. 3-4 times a week

6.7

6.9

8.7

8.1

3.6

5.0

3. 1-2 times a week

24.4

23.7

26.3

25.4

21.5

21.0

4. never

55.8

58.3

49.9

52.6

65.2

67.7

5. No opinion/ do not know

1.0

0.8

0.9

1.0

1.2

0.6

 

Total (7/01)

Total (12/01)

West Bank (7/01)

West Bank (12/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

Gaza Strip (12/01)

35-5 Read news pages in al-Ayyam or al-Hayat al-Jadida newspaper:

1. Almost every day

9.0

6.7

7.3

6.9

11.7

6.3

2. 3-4 times a week

5.1

5.1

4.6

5.5

5.8

4.6

3. 1-2 times a week

19.2

17.6

18.4

15.9

20.3

20.6

4. Never

65.2

69.5

67.9

70.6

61.0

67.9

5. No opinion/ do not know

1.5

1.0

1.8

1.2

1.2

0.6

 

 

Total

 

West Bank

 

Gaza Strip

 

 

Total (7/01)

West Bank (7/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

40-5 Read the editorial pages of a newspaper:

1) Almost every day

23.0

25.2

19.7

2) 3-4 times a week

12.6

15.4

8.2

3) 1-2 times a week

33.1

32.2

34.4

4) never

30.4

26.8

35.8

5) No opinion/ do not know

1.0

0.5

1.8

 

Total (7/01)

West Bank (7/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

40-6 Read the business and economy section in the newspaper:

1) Almost every day

7.5

8.6

5.8

2) 3-4 times a week

3.4

4.4

1.8

3) 1-2 times a week

18.0

19.8

15.3

4) never

69.0

65.7

74.2

5) No opinion/ do not know

2.0

1.4

2.9

 

Total (7/01)

West Bank (7/01)

Gaza Strip (7/01)

41. How many times do you listen to news on the radio?

1) Every hour or so

12.7

13.7

10.9

2) 6-5 times a day

6.9

7.3

6.3

3) 3-4 times a day

12.3

11.9

12.9

4) Once or twice a day

34.1

36.0

31.0

5) Almost never

34.1

31.1

38.9

 

Which of the following radios do you listen to most? (Source: JMCC Poll, January 1996)

  Total (1/96) Total (8/96) West Bank (1/96) West Bank (8/96) Gaza Strip (1/96) Gaza Strip (8/96)
Radio Jordan 15.1   20.0   6.1  
Radio Israel 26.7   25.1   29.6  
Radio Palestine 38.7   36.9   42.1  
Others 14.0   13.0   15.8  
No opinion 5.5   5.0   6.4  

Which radio station do you trust most? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1996)

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Palestine Radio
33.4%
33.9%
32.7%
Israel Radio
17.1%
19.5%
12.9%
Radio Jordan
5.9%
8.1%
2.0%
Egyptian Radio 
2.4%
0.7%
5.2%
Radio Monte Carlo
11.2%
9.0%
15.0%
BBC 
5.3%
4.7%
6.3%
Others
0.6%
1.0%
0.0%
No answer
24.2%
23.1%
25.8%

Which radio station do you trust most? (Source: JMCC Poll, December 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Voice of Palestine 44.5 46.2 41.3
Israel Radio 10.2 10.3 10.1
Jordan Radio 8.0 11.8 0.8
BBC Radio 5.0 4.6 5.8
Monte Carlo Radio 10.2 8.7 12.9
Egypt Radio 2.5 1.2 5.1
Others 9.6 9.2 10.6
Do not trust anyone 2.4 2.8 1.8
No opinion 7.6 5.7 11.4

Which television station do you trust most? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Palestine TV 26.5 11.1 52.2
Israel TV 12.2 13.6 10.0
Jordanian TV 24.9 33.9 9.8
Egyptian TV 5.1 2.0 10.2
Middle East Broadcasting Cp. 4.5 6.9 0.5
Others 4.3 5.7 1.8
No answer 22.5 26.6 15.7

Which television station do you trust most? (Source: JMCC Poll, December 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Palestine TV 41.3 28.0 66.8
Israel TV 7.4 7.4 7.3
Jordan TV 21.6 30.8 4.1
Egypt TV 4.0 0.8 10.1
Others 13.2 18.2 4.8
Do not trust anyone 4.9 1.7 2.8
No opinion 7.6 2.2 3.8

Which of the local newspapers do you trust most to provide you with information about the elections? (Source: JMCC Poll, January 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Al-Ayyam 2.4 1.5 4.0
Al-Istiqlal 1.8 0.6 3.8
Al-Hayat Al Jadida 7.4 3.9 13.9
Al-Watan 1.0 0.4 2.1
Al-Quds 57.9 64.6 45.6
Al-Manar 0.9 0.6 1.5
Al-Nahar 5.4 5.9 4.5
Al-Aqsa 0.1 0.1 0.0
Al-Shaab 0.3 0.4 0.0
Al-Karamah 0.3 0.3 0.2
Al-Bilad 0.8 0.6 0.9
Others 1.6 1.9 0.9
No opinion 20.4 19.1 22.7

Which Newspaper you trust most? (Source: JMCC Poll, December 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Al-Quds Newspaper 52.6 53.9 50.1
Al-Ayyam Newspaper 8.6 9.5 6.8
Al-Nahar Newspaper 3.2 3.2 3.3
Al-Hayat Newspaper 7.6 4.1 14.4
Al-Bilad Newspaper 0.7 0.3 1.5
Al-Haq and Al-Hurieh Newspaper 3.6 4.6 1.8
Others

0.5

0.4 0.5
Do not trust anyone 3.2 3.9 1.8
No opinion 19.8 20.1 19.5

Are you satisfied about the coverage of the local newspapers to the elections? (Source: JMCC Poll, January 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
Very satisfied 24.4 19.1 34.0
Somewhat satisfied 39.8 44.3 31.7
Not at all satisfied 15.3 14.0 17.5
No answer 20.5 22.6 16.8

What is your opinion about the role of the Palestinian radio and television towards the upcoming elections? Do you think they perform their duties in a neutral or biased manner? (Source: JMCC Poll, January 1996)

  Total West Bank Gaza Strip
They do their work in a neutral manner 49.0 44.2 57.9
They do their work in a biased manner 21.4 18.3 27.0
No opinion 26.9 37.5 15.1

Q.1 How often do you read the newspaper? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Every day or nearly every day 
27.6% 
29.1%
25.1%
At least once a week
28.0%
29.1%
26.2%
At least once a month
13.3%
13.3%
13.3%
Never (move to Questin 9)
31.0%
28.4%
35.4%
No answer
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%

Q.2 Name two newspapers you read the most and second-most (asked only of those who said they read newspapers)? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
First
Second 
First
Second
First
Second
Al-Quds
61.3%
21.0%
68.2%
17.7%
48.2%
27.4%
Al-Ayyam
19.2%
30.9%
15.0%
30.1%
27.5%
32.4%
Al-Hayat
13.7%
20.7%
9.8%
18.1%
21.4%
25.6%
Another
5.1%
10.7%
6.1%
11.9%
2.5%
8.6%
No answer
0.7%
16.7%
0.9%
22.2%
0.4%
6.0%

Q.3 Why do you prefer (the first newspaper)... is it because... (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank  Gaza Strip 
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
Quds 
Ayyam
Hayat
Quds 
Ayyam
Hayat
It's always available
35.3%
19.6%
37.2%
37.2%
19.8%
39.6%
29.6%
19.5%
35.0%
It 's cheaper
2.4%
7.0%
33.0%
2.4%
7.4%
26.4%
2.2%
6.5%
20.0%
It's content better
58.9%
67.1%
38.1%
56.4%
63.0%
32.1%
65.9%
71.4%
43.3%
No answer
3.4%
6.3%
1.8%
4.0%
9.8%
1.9%
2.3%
2.6%
1.7%

Q. 4 I will list now pages of the newspaper, which you will state whether you show interest or not? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Interested 
Not Interested 
No answer 
Politics
74.9%
24.3%
0.8%
Classifieds 
46.0%
50.7%
3.3%
Deaths/Congratulations
59.7%
38.7%
1.6%
Opinion
55.8%
42.1%
2.1%
Sports
38.7%
59.9%
1.4%
Economy
33.1%
65.1%
1.8%
Religious
69.5%
28.6%
1.9%
Caricatures
66.7%
30.8%
2.5%
Culture
71.2%
27.6%
1.2%
Entertainmnet
66.2%
32.2%
1.6%
Celebrities
58.4%
39.8%
1.8%

West Bank  
Interested 
Not Interested 
No answer 
Politics
77.6%
21.6%
0.8%
Classifieds 
45.3%
49.9%
4.8%
Deaths/Congratulations
64.5%
33.8%
1.7%
Opinion
57.9%
39.6%
2.5%
Sports
37.5%
60.6%
1.9%
Economy
32.9%
64.9%
2.2%
Religious
66.4%
31.2%
2.4%
Caricatures
68.6%
28.7%
2.7%
Culture
71.9%
26.4%
1.7%
Entertainmnet
63.2%
34.6%
2.2%
Celebrities
57.9%
39.6%
2.5%

Gaza Strip  
Interested 
Not Interested 
No answer 
Politics
69.8%
29.5%
0.7%
Classifieds 
47.3%
52.3%
0.4%
Deaths/Congratulations
50.5%
48.0%
1.5%
Opinion
52.0%
47.0%
1.0%
Sports
40.9%
58.4%
0.7%
Economy
33.5%
65.5%
1.0%
Religious
75.4%
23.5%
1.1%
Caricatures
63.0%
34.9%
2.1%
Culture
69.8%
29.9%
0.3%
Entertainmnet
71.9%
27.8%
0.3%
Celebrities
59.4%
40.2%
0.4%

Q.5 From the previous list, what is the first page you read? (Please read pages again) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Politics
47.8% 
52.1%
39.5%
Classifieds
4.0% 
4.1%
3.9%
Deaths / Congratulations
10.1% 
12.2%
6.0%
Opinion
1.8%
0.9%
3.6%
Sports
5.7%
5.2%
6.8%
Economy
2.2%
2.0%
2.5%
Religious
2.8%
2.0%
4.3%
Caricatures
3.3%
.3.5%
2.8%
Culture
4.9%
4.1%
6.4%
Entertainment
6.4%
3.9%
11.4%
Celebrities
6.8%
5.4%
9.6%
No answer
4.2%
4.6%
3.2%

Q.6 What is the subject you show most interest in as with regards to news (Please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip
Peace Process 
33.8%
35.1%
31.3%
Local Palestinian news (other than peace process) 
42.2%
42.0%
42.7%
Arab World news
9.0%
9.2%
8.5%
Regional news
11.7%
10.7%
13.5%
No answer
3.3%
3.0%
4.0%

Q 7. How satisfied are you with the newspaper you read? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank
Gaza Strip 
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
Satified (move to Q.9)
46.4%
49.4%
30.1%
46.9%
48.1%
30.2%
45.2%
50.6%
30.0%
Sometimes satisfied/ sometimes not (move to Q.9)
44.0%
42.4%
57.9%
43.4%
44.4%
45.3%
45.9%
40.3%
63.3%
Unsatisfied (move to Q.9)
7.5%
5.7%
11.5%
7.3%
3.7%
18.9%
8.1%
7.8%
5.0%
No answer (move to Q.9)
2.1%
2.5%
3.5%
2.4%
3.8%
5.6%
0.8%
1.3%
1.7%

Q 8. The reason why I do not read a newspaper / magazine is because - in decreasing order: (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Price 
2.7%
1.9%
3.9%
Lack of time to read 
29.7%
23.6%
38.3%
Newspaper is boring 
6.8%
6.9%
6.5%
I have no interest in news (Political) 
11.9%
13.0%
10.4%
I do not trust the newspaper
7.0%
4.6%
10.4%
Other (Specify)
29.5%
35.6%
19.5%
No answer
12.4%
14.4%
11.0%

Q 9. Who is the best writer in the local press? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total  West Bank  Gaza Strip 
Hasan Al-Kashef
2.8%
1.8%
4.4%
Hafeth Al-Bargouthi 
1.7%
1.6%
1.8%
Other (specify) 
21.7%
20.5%
22.5%
No one
2.9%
2.0%
5.1%
No answer 
70.9%
73.6%
66.2%

Q 10. Do you think that the local newspapers are being exploited by the PNA? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank 
Gaza Strip
Independent 
8.4%
11.4%
3.2%
Backed by PNA
29.5%
28.9%
30.6%
Some independent, some backed by PNA 
47.0%
42.0%
55.6%
No answer
15.1%
17.7%
10.6%

Q 11. Do you know of any newspaper related to opposition? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes
25.2%
17.8%
37.9%
No (move to Q. 13)
58.6%
61.3%
54.0%
No answer (move to Q. 13)
16.2%
20.9%
8.1%

Q 11-b What is it?  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Al-Haq
13.3%
25.2%
3.6%
Al-Risalah
37.7%
15.6%
55.8%
Al-Istiqlal
14.3%
9.6%
18.2%
Other
18.7%
31.8%
7.9%
No answer 
16.0%
17.8%
14.5%

Q.12 How often do you buy a newspaper? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Every day or nearly every day 
21.7% 
25.2%
15.6%
At least once a week
25.9%
28.1%
22.1%
At least once a month
10.5%
10.3%
10.8%
Never (move to Questin 14)
37.8%
32.5%
47.1%
No answer
4.1%
3.9%
4.4%

Q.13 Name and state the price of the newspapers you buy the most? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat 
Quds
Ayyam
Hayat
The real price
42.7%
16.7%
12.1%
52.9%
14.3%
9.1%
19.4%
22.3%
18.5%
Without a price 
1.0%
0.6%
0.1%
1.2%
0.6%
0.2%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0%
Wrong price
13.7%
2.2%
3.8%
10.6%
0.8%
3.5%
20.9%
5.2%
4.3%
No answer
7.1%
-
-
6.8%
-
-
8.4%
-
-

Q.14 Name the local newspaper sold in your country? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank  Gaza Strip 
Al-Quds
41.3%
44.3%
36.9%
Al-Ayyam
13.2%
30.8%
31.8%
Al-Hayat
27.5%
24.9%
31.3%

Q. 15 Do you think that the newspaper should cover problems in our society? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes 
69.5%
65.1%
77.2%
No
20.5%
23.0%
16.1%
No answer
10.0%
11.9%
6.7%

Q 16. Do you believe that there are issues that should not be published so Israel will not take advantage the information? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes
55.4%
54.8%
56.3%
No
33.4%
31.7%
36.3%
No answer 
11.2%
13.5%
7.4%

Q. 17 In your opinion, how satisfactory are press freedoms in our country? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Extremely satisfactory
2.4%
2.2%
2.8%
Satisfactory
18.5%
18.6%
18.2%
Sometimes satisfactory, sometimes not 
33.4%
34.7%
31.0%
Unsatisfactory
21.1%
19.7%
23.7%
Extremely unsatisfactory
12.1%
10.7%
14.5%
No answer
12.5%
14.1%
9.8%

Now I will ask you on TV

Q.18 Do you own a TV at home? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes
94.5% 
93.7%
96.1%
No
5.1% 
5.9%
3.7%
No answer
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%

Q.19 Do you have a satellite dish? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip
Yes
34.0%
31.0%
39.0%
No 
65.2%
68.1%
60.3%
No answer
0.8%
0.9%
0.7%

Q. 20 How often do you watch TV (please read answer) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite
Every day or nearly every day
84.4%
89.8%
18.9%
At least once a week
10.6%
7.3%
12.0%
At least once a month
1.8%
1.0%
2.2%
Never (move to Q.27)
2.9%
0.8%
3.9%
No answer
0.3%
1.1%
0.0%

West Bank  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite
Every day or nearly every day
82.8%
90.0%
80.1%
At least once a week
12.4%
7.7%
14.1%
At least once a month
1.6%
0.5%
2.1%
Never (move to Q.27)
3.0%
0.9%
3.7%
No answer
0.2%
0.9%
0.0%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite
Every day or nearly every day
87.1%
89.6%
85.3%
At least once a week
7.4%
6.7%
7.9%
At least once a month
2.2%
1.8%
2.4%
Never (move to Q.27)
2.9%
0.6%
4.4%
No answer
0.4%
1.3%
0.0%

Q.21 Name two channels you watch most and second-most (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite 
First 
Second
First 
Second
First
Second
Palestine TV
24.2%
12.4%
12.5%
5.3%
30.6%
15.9%
Israel TV
8.3%
16.9%
-
5.1%
11.0%
23.1%
Egypt TV
7.5%
11.6%
11.7%
12.2%
5.2%
11.2%
Al-Jazira TV 
9.4%
5.2%
22.9%
13.6%
-
-
Jordan TV
22.2%
17.2%
6.9%
5.6%
30.0%
23.7%
Syria TV
4.6%
5.2%
-
-
5.4%
6.5%
ART
-
-
7.2%
6.9%
-
-
MBC
-
-
11.4%
11.2%
-
-
Future
-
-
5.1%
5.9%
-
-
LBC
-
-
5.1%
-
-
-
Dubai
-
-
-
6.1%
-
-
Other
13.2%
27.6%
16.4%
26.2%
16.8%
14.5%
No answer
1.0%
3.9%
0.8%
1.9%
1.0%
5.1%

West Bank  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite 
First 
Second
First 
Second
First
Second
Palestine TV
10.1%
10.3%
4.2%
2.8%
12.9%
13.5%
Israel TV
8.5%
17.9%
3.7%
5.1%
10.8%
23.9%
Egypt TV
-
-
8.3%%
6.5%
-
-
Al-Jazira TV 
10.1%
5.1%
25.0%
13.4%
-
-
Jordan TV
31.8%
18.8%
8.8%
6.5%
42.2%
24.7%
Syria TV
7.0%
8.0%
-
-
-
9.7%
LBC
-
-
7.4%
5.6%
8.2%
-
ART
-
-
5.6%
6.5%
-
-
MBC
6.3%
5.1%
15.7%
13.0%
-
-
Future
-
-
5.6%
6.9%
-
-
Dubai
-
-
-
6.0%
-
-
Other
13.2%
30.6%
14.3%
24.5%
25.3%
23.5%
No answer
1.0%
4.2%
1.4%
3.2%
0.6%
4.7%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite 
First 
Second
First 
Second
First
Second
Palestine TV
48.3%
15.8%
23.8%
8.8%
64.7%
20.3%
Israel TV
7.9%
15.1%
1.9
5.0%
11.0%
21.6%
Egypt TV
13.4%
23.5%
16.3%
20.0%
11.6%
25.7%
Al-Jazira TV 
8.2%
5.4%
20.0%
13.8%
-
-
Jordan TV
5.9%
14.6%
-
-
6.6%
21.6%
Syria TV
-
-
-
-
LBC
-
-
-
-
-
-
ART
-
-
-
-
-
-
MBC
-
-
9.4%
7.5%
-
-
Future
-
-
5.6%
8.8%
-
-
Dubai
-
-
-
6.3%
-
-
Abu Dhabi
-
-
-
5.0%
16.8%
14.5%
Other
15.3%
22.1%
23.0%
24.8%
3.8%
5.0%
No answer
1.0%
3.5%
0.0%
0.0%
1.7%
5.8%

Q. 22 Name two programs you like to watch - list according to importance? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite 
First
Second
First
Second
First
Second
News
28.1%
15.7%
21.8%
16.2%
31.3%
15.2%
Politics
9.1%
7.2%
15.7%
9.8%
5.7%
5.8%
Movies
-
5.4%
-
5.1%
-
5.4%
Series
14.9%
12.2%
12.8%
7.4%
15.9%
14.7%
Music
6.4%
10.3%
6.6%
11.4%
6.2%
9.8%
Social
8.9%
8.4%
10.9%
7.4%
7.9%
8.9%
Cultural
-
-
-
-
5.2%
-
Entertainment 
10.6%
12.0%
12.0%
15.4%
9.8%
10.3%
Other
13.6%
11.5%
13.4%
12.9%
8.7%
10.9%
No answer 
8.4%
17.3%
6.8%
14.4%
9.3%
19.0%

West Bank  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite 
First
Second
First
Second
First
Second
News
30.3%
14.7%
22.7%
13.9%
33.5%
14.8%
Politics
10.1%
7.3%
20.4%
11.1%
5.4%
5.6%
Movies
-
6.7%
5.6%
5.6%
-
7.1%
Series
17.3%
14.6%
13.9%
7.9%
18.9%
17.6%
Music
-
8.5%
5.1%
11.1%
-
7.3%
Social
6.0%
-
8.3%
-
-
-
Cultural
-
5.5%
-
5.1%
5.4%
5.8%
Entertainment 
8.9%
9.5%
10.6%
11.1%
8.0%
8.8%
Religious
-
-
-
5.6%
-
-
Other
18.9%
13.4%
6.5%
11.0%
19.6%
11.9%
No answer 
8.5%
19.8%
6.9%
17.6%
9.2%
21.1%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite 
First
Second
First
Second 
First
Second
News
24.3%
17.3%
20.6%
19.4%
27.0%
15.8%
Politics
7.4%
6.9%
9.4%
8.1%
6.2%
6.2%
Series
10.6%
8.2%
11.3%
6.9%
10.0%
9.1%
Music
9.7%
13.4%
8.8%
11.9%
10.0%
14.5%
Social
13.9%
14.6%
14.4%
11.3%
13.7%
17.0%
Cultural
-
-
-
-
5.0%
-
Entertainment 
13.6%
16.3%
13.8%
21.3%
13.3%
13.3%
Other
21.1%
10.2%
9.2%
11.1%
5.3%
9.2%
No answer 
8.4%
13.1%
6.9%
10.0%
9.5%
14.9%

Q.23 What makes you watch a certain TV Channel more than the other? (please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total
Satellite
No Satellite
News
40.9%
50.0%
36.0%
Entertainment program
45.0%
64.3%
58.2%
No answer
5.1%
3.7%
5.8%

West Bank  
Total
Satellite 
No Satellite 
News
42.4%
54.6%
36.6%
Entertainment programs
52.3%
41.7%
57.4%
No answer
5.3%
3.7%
6.0%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
News
38.4%
43.8%
34.9%
Entertainment program 
56.9%
52.5%
59.8%
No answer 
4.7%
3.7%
5.3%

Q. 24 Which TV Channel do you trust the most for its news? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Palestine 
15.6%
5.1%
21.2%
Israel
12.8%
-
17.0%
Al-Jazerah
19.7%
45.7%
5.9%
Jordan
16.8%
-
23.1%
MBC
7.3%
13.0%
-
Syria
-
-
5.1%
Other
18.2%
30.8%
15.9%
No one
1.4%
1.1%
1.6%
No answer 
8.2%
4.3%
10.2%

West Bank  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Palestine 
9.6%
-
12.9%
Israel
9.9%
-
12.7%
Al-Jazerah
18.1%
43.5%
-
Jordan
22.4%
5.1%
30.3%
MBC
8.9%
15.3%
5.8%
Syria
6.6%
-
7.7%
Egypt
-
-
-
Dubai
-
-
-
Other
10.5%
6.5%
12.5%
No answer 
14.0%
29.6%
18.1%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Palestine 
25.7%
8.8%
37.3%
Israel
17.6%
5.0%
25.3%
Al-Jazerah
22.5%
48.8%
5.4%
Jordan
7.2%
-
9.1%
MBC
-
10.0%
-
Syria
9.2%
-
-
Egypt
-
7.5%
10.4%
Dubai
-
5.0%
-
Other
2.0%
1.4%
2.5%
No one
4.2%
1.3%
5.8%
No answer 
11.6%
12.2%
4.2%

Q. 25 When do you mostly watch TV? (Please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total
Satellite
No Satellite
6 am to 9 am
2.8%
2.1%
3.1%
9 am to 3 pm
4.1%
4.8%
3.8%
3 pm to 6 pm
11.9%
12.2%
11.5%
6 pm to 9 pm
40.6%
34.8%
44.2%
9 pm onwards
39.4%
45.2%
36.0%
No answer
1.2%
9.0%
1.4%

Gaza Strip  
Total
Satellite
No Satellite
6 am to 9 am
3.5%
3.2%
3.7%
9 am to 3 pm
5.2%
6.5%
4.7%
3 pm to 6 pm
11.1%
10.6%
11.0%
6 pm to 9 pm
40.7%
33.8%
44.3%
9 pm onwards
38.2%
44.4%
35.1%
No answer
1.3%
1.5%
1.2%

Gaza Strip  
Total
Satellite
No Satellite
6 am to 9 am
1.5%
0.6%
2.1%
9 am to 3 pm
2.2%
2.5%
2.1%
3 pm to 6 pm
13.4%
14.4%
12.4%
6 pm to 9 pm
40.6%
36.3%
44.0%
9 pm onwards
41.3%
46.2%
37.8%
No answer
1.0%
0.0%
1.6%

Q. 26 Who is the best TV reporter (local or satellite TV) that you admire the most? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Other 
44.6%
47.3%
43.5%
No answer 
55.4%
52.7%
56.5%

West Bank  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Other 
36.9%
41.2%
35.1%
No answer 
63.1%
58.8%
64.9%

Gaza Strip  
Total 
Satellite 
No Satellite
Other 
57.3%
55.0%
59.8%
No answer 
42.7%
45.0%
40.2%

Now I will ask you on Radio

Q.27 How many times do you listen to the radio? (please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Every day or nearly every day 
56.9% 
63.0%
46.2%
At least one a week
17.4%% 
16.4%
19.1%
At least once a month
2.7%%
2.4%
3.2%
Never (move to Q. 34)
22.7%
17.8%
31.0%
No answer
0.3%
0.4%
0.5%

 

. 29 Name two programs you enjoy listening to... list according to importance? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
Satellite
No Satellite
First  Second  First  Second  First  Second
News
37.9%
17.2%
41.7%
16.6%
30.2%
18.5%
Religous
-
5.0%
-
5.5%
-
-
Music
18.6%
18.1%
16.8%
16.8%
22.5%
20.8%
Social
8.8%
8.25
7.6%
7.4%
11.4%
9.7%
Entertinment
10.4%
9.8%
9.5%
8.4%
12.1%
12.8%
Other
11.5%
11.5%
11.5%
12.0%
11.4%
14.4%
No answer
12.8%
30.2%
12.9%
33.3%
12.4%
23.8%

Q. 30 Which radio station do you trust the most, for its news? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip
Palestine
17.1%
21.3%
8.4%
Israel
22.2%
16.5%
34.2%
Monte Carlo
14.4%
14.5%
14.1%
Jordan
8.6%
12.3%
-
London
13.5%
10.5%
19.8%
Other
8.9%
8.1%
11.4%
No answer
15.3%
16.8%
12.1%

Q.31 In general, when do you listen to the radio? (please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
6 am to 12 pm
52.8%
55.4%
47.3%
12 pm to 6 pm
19.4%
18.9%
20.5%
6 pm to 8 pm
10.8%
9.4%
13.8%
8 pm onwards
10.7%
8.7%
14.8%
No answer
6.3%
7.6%
3.6%

Q. 32 When listening to radio, what do you like to listen to? (please read answers) (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Music/songs/Entertainment 
37.9%
36.2%
41.6%
News
32.2%
35.9%
24.5%
Educational programs
9.1%
9.0%
9.1%
Progrmas tackling local problems 
14.2%
12.4%
17.8%
Other .... Specify
1.3%
1.2%
2.0%
No answer
5.3%
5.3%
5.0%

Q. 33 Who is the best radio announcer in your opinion? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Mahmoud al-Sheikh 
4.8%
3.2%
8.1%
Inas Johar
-
-
5.0%
Other
28.6%
27.8%
26.2%
No one
1.7%
2.1%
-
No answer
64.9%
66.9%
60.7%

Now I will ask you on media in general

Q. 34 Who / What is your source in choosing the media? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Friends / Relatives 
18.1%
18.8%
17.0%
Radio 
27.8%
29.6%
24.6%
TV 
35.4%
31.8%
41.6%
Newspapers
12.4%
12.8%
11.7%
Internet 
0.7%
0.8%
0.5%
No answer
5.6%
6.2%
4.6%

Q.35 Would you like your son / brother to be a reporter / journalist? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes
61.1%
55.7%
70.3%
No 
30.7%
32.2%
26.4%
No answer 
8.2%
11.1%
3.3%

Q. 36 Would you like your daughter / sister to be a reporter / journalist?  
Total
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes
43.4%
40.0%
49.2%
No 
47.1%
46.8%
47.8%
No answer
9.5%
13.2%
3.0%

Q. 37 Would you think of the salaries earned by journalists? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
High
16.4%
16.0%
17.2%
Normal 
50.5%
47.8%
55.2%
Low 
13.8%
15.2%
11.5%
No answer 
19.3%
21.0%
16.1%

Q. 38 Do you think that journalists tell the truth? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)  
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Always
9.3%
9.5%
9.0%
Sometimes
61.3%
59.4
64.6%
Never
14.3%
13.3%
16.1%
Don't know
12.9%
15.3%
8.7%
No answer
2.2%
2.5%
1.6%

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? (Source: JMCC Poll, August 1998)

Total  
Agree 
Don't agree 
No answer 
The media's job is to be a watchdog of society against the ruling authority 
47.9%
38.3%
13.8%
The media's job is to present the viewpoint of the ruling authority
49.6%
36.1%
14.3%
Media is an educational medium
81.6%
11.8%
6.6%
Media is an entertainment medium
77.3%
15.9%
6.8%

West Bank  
Agree 
Don't agree 
No answer 
The media's job is to be a watchdog of society against the ruling authority 
47.3%
36.7%
16.0%
The media's job is to present the viewpoint of the ruling authority
47.0%
36.7%
16.3%
Media is an educational medium
79.0%
11.8%
9.2%
Media is an entertainment medium
73.7%
17.3%
9.0%

Gaza Strip  
Agree 
Don't agree 
No answer 
The media's job is to be a watchdog of society against the ruling authority 
49.0%
41.1%
9.9%
The media's job is to present the viewpoint of the ruling authority
54.0%
34.9%
11.1%
Media is an educational medium
86.2%
12.0%
1.8%
Media is an entertainment medium
83.7%
13.6%
2.7%

What resources do you use to know about Palestinian events? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza
Arabic Satellite broadcast news (Al - Jazira, MBC, ANN,Abu Dhabi,...) 
30.1 
27.8
34.2 
Local surrounding stations (Palestine, Israel, Jordan, other special local stations)
 34.9
40.2
25.6
 Local daily newspapers (Al - Quds, Al - Ayyam, Al Hayah Al - Jadeeda)
13.3
12.9
13.9
Rumours and news which friends and work mates discuss
16.2
 1.25
22.6
No answer
5.5
6.6
3.7

 

How many hours do you spend on watching TV daily? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 At least one - two hours
38.9 
42.9
32.0 
At least two - four hours
29.4
 30.2
 28.0
More than four hours
25.4
21.7
32.0
I don't watch TV
4.3
3.4
5.7
No answer
2.0
1.8
2.3
 

 TV channel most independant (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Al - Jazira 
 32.8
 33.2
32.0
Israel
8.7
8.0
9.8
MBC
5.1
 6.4
 2.7
Egypt
2.5
1.7
3.9
Jordan
7.3
8.5
5.0
Palestine
13.6
12.1
16.2
CNN
1.4
0.9
2.3
Watan
2.2
2.4
1.8
ANN
1.4
0.7
2.7
LBC
1.6
1.3
2.1
Future
1.1
0.9
1.4
Abu Dhabi
1.6
0.9
2.7
Al - Amal
1.3
1.6
0.9
No channel
1.3
1.4
0.9
Others
6.4
8.8
3.0
No answer 11.7
11.2
12.6

TV channel you trust most (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 Al - Jazira
 32.5
 32.3
32.9
Israel
 6.6
 6.0
 7.5
MBC
 6.0
 7.1
 4.1
Palestine
 16.5
 15.5
 18.3
Nablus
 1.3
 2.0
 0.2
Jordan
 7.0
8.7
4.1
CNN
1.7
1.8
1.4
Watan
2.1
2.4
1.6
ANN
1.2
0.8
1.8
Abu Dhabi
1.7
0.5
3.7
Future
1.0
0.9
1.1
Egypt
2.3
1.0
4.3
No channel
2.7
2.5
3.0
Others
5.8
7.0
4.4
No answer
11.6
11.5
11.6

 

TV channel you watch most (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 MBC
 7.8
8.4
 6.6
Al - Jazira
19.5
20.5
 17.8
 Jordan
11.3
15.2
4.3
Future
1.8
1.8
1.6
Watan
2.6
3.0
1.8
ART
2.0
1.0
3.7
Palestine
19.8
14.8
28.5
Israel
4.8
5.0
4.3
Syria
1.6
2.5
0.0
Nile
1.3
2.0
0.0
Abu Dhabi
1.9
1.3
3.0
Al - Amal
1.8
2.2
1.1
LBC
1.6
0.9
2.7
Al - Salam
1.0
1.6
0.0
Egypt
6.3
3.5
11.2
Others
6.9
7.9
6.1
No answer
8.0
8.4
7.3

 

Q18. Which television station do you recently watch the most? (Source: JMCC Poll, April 2003)
Total
West Bank
Gaza
N=1201

N=761

N=440

Al-Jazeera
51.7
51.2
52.5
Abu Dhabi
14.2
12.4
17.3
Al-Manar
7.8
7.4
8.6
Al-Arabia
5.3
4.3
7.0
Palestine
3.7
1.2
8.0
MBC
1.7
2.0
1.1
Iraq
1.6
2.4
0.2
Al-Amal
1.2
1.7
0.2
Jordan
1.0
1.6
0.0
Others
10.3
13.9
4.1
Donít watch
1.1
1.3
0.7
No answer
0.4
0.6
0.3

* The question was open-ended

 

Radio station you trust most (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Palestine 
 19.8
24.8
 11.0
Israel 
14.5
14.6
 14.4
Love and Peace
1.0
1.6
0.0
Monte Carlo 
11.6
11.3
 12.1
Ammwaj
 1.5
2.5
0.0
Jordan
3.7
5.8
0.0
Al - Kur'an al - Kareem
1.5
0.8
2.7
Middle East
2.0
0.8
4.1
London
11.8
8.3
17.8
Sawt al - 'Arab
1.1
0.3
2.5
Syria
1.3
1.6
0.7
Voice of America
1.3
0.8
2.1
No station
3.7
4.2
2.7
Others
3.4
3.4
3.4
No answer
21.8
19.2
26.5

Q19. Which radio station do you recently listen to the most? (Source: JMCC Poll, April 2003)
Total
West Bank
Gaza
N=1201

N=761

N=440

Palestine
13.5
8.5
22.0
Sawt al-Hureya
12.1
4.7
24.8
Israel
6.1
8.4
2.0
Ajyal
3.8
6.0
0.0
London
3.4
1.8
6.1
Monte Carlo
3.2
3.5
2.7
Amwaj
2.9
2.2
4.1
Hebron
2.9
4.6
0.0
Al-Quds
2.6
4.1
0.0
Sawt al-Ahlam
2.4
3.8
0.0
Quran al Kareem
2.1
1.8
2.5
Tareeq al-Mahabeh
1.6
2.5
0.0
Jordan
1.2
2.0
0.0
Bethlehem 2000
1.2
1.8
0.0
Sawt al-Arab
1.0
0.8
1.4
Others
7.4
7.5
7.3
Donít Listen
31.6
34.6
26.6
No answer
1.0
1.4
0.5

* The question was open-ended

Radio Station most independant (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 Palestine
 15.8
20.2
 8.0
Israel
19.8
22.7
14.6
 Love and Peace
1.4
2.1
0.2
Monte Carlo
10.5
10.4
10.7
Middle East
2.2
0.8
4.6
Amwaj
2.3
3.1
0.9
Jordan
3.2
5.0
0.0
Al - Kur'an al - Kareem
1.9
1.2
3.2
Bethlehem
1.0
1.3
0.5
London
10.4
5.8
18.5
Sawt al - 'Arab
2.2
1.4
3.4
No station
3.4
3.9
2.5
Others 
4.1
3.3
5.7
No answer
21.8
18.8
27.2

When do you mostly listen to radio stations? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza
 In the morning (6 - 9)
 28.8
34.0
19.6 
At lunch time (11 - 12) 
 10.5
 5.9
18.5
In the afternoon (3 - 6)
8.4
6.7
11.4
In the evening 
 17.2
 13.1
 24.2
In the morning (6 - 9) + In the evening 
9.5
11.3
6.4
In the afternoon (3 - 6) + In the evening 
1.1
1.3
0.7
In the morning (6 - 9) + Lunch time (11 - 12)
5.8
8.3
1.4
In the morning (6 - 9) + In the afternoon (3 - 6)
3.8
5.0
1.6
Lunch Time (11 - 12) + In the evening 
1.5
2.0
0.7
 Others 
1.8
2.0
1.8
No answer
11.6
10.4
13.7

Daily Newspapers you trust most (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 Al - Ayyam
17.6
16.0
20.3 
Al - Quds
 43.3
48.0
35.2
 Al - Hayah
7.1
 8.1
5.3
No newspaper
 2.9
2.9
3.0
Others
2.0
1.9
2.2
No answer
27.1
23.1
34.0

Daily newspapers you read most (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Al - Ayyam 
19.3
15.9
25.3 
Al - Quds
45.3
52.2
33.3
 Al - Hayah
11.2
9.7
13.7
Kul al - 'Arab
1.0
0.5
1.8
No newspaper
1.5
 1.6
1.4
Others 
0.9
0.7
1.2
No answer
20.8
19.4
23.3

Q20. Which newspaper do you recently read the most? (Source: JMCC Poll, April 2003)

Total
West Bank
Gaza
N=1201

N=761

N=440

Al-Quds
37.1
44.8
23.6
Al-Ayyam
14.0
11.6
18.2
Al-Haya al-Jadeeda
11.2
8.8
15.2
Others
1.2
1.1
1.6
Donít read
36.2
33.4
41.1
No answer
0.3
0.3
0.3

* The question was open-ended

How often do you buy the Newspaper? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 Almost everyday
27.8
32.3 
19.8 
At least once a week
22.2
22.6
21.5
 At least once a month
 7.8
 8.7
6.2
I don't buy newspaper
21.2
21.5
21.0
I read newspapers others bought before
 15.5
 11.0
23.3
No answer
5.5
3.9
8.2

Some people think that the Palestinian Press is dependant, do you support or oppose this? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)

Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 The Palestinian Press is dependant
38.5 
36.2
42.6 
In between
26.5
26.8
26.0
 The Palestinian Press is independant 
20.1
20.7
18.9
I don't know
13.1
13.9
11.6
No answer
1.8
2.4
0.9

Why do you think the Palestinian Press lacks independence? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
 
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority.
 11.7
14.3
 7.4
Censorship and other effects from Israel.
 13.0
17.4
5.7
 Self censorship from the journalist himself.
1.1
1.0
1.1
Censorship from directors of Media means.
2.6
2.9
2.0
Restrictions from the society.
0.6
0.9
0.3
The level of Palestinian professional journalists is weak.
2.0
2.7
0.9
The financial capabilities of the Palestinian Press is weak. 
2.6
2.9
2.0
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + Censorship and other effects from Israel.
13.8
14.8
12.0
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + Censorship and other effects from Israel+The financial capabilities of the Palestinian Press is weak.
1.5
1.4
1.7
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + Censorship and other effects from Israel + Censorship from directors of Media means.
2.0
1.5
2.8
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + The level of Palestinian professional journalists is weak.
1.6
1.5
1.7
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + The financial capabilities of the Palestinian Press is weak.
3.0
0.9
6.6
All the mentioned above.
1.0
1.4
0.3
Censorship and other effects from Israel + The financial capabilities of the Palestinian Press is weak.
2.5
2.0
3.1
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + Censorship and other effects from Israe l+ The level of the Palestinian professional journalists is weak.
2.5
1.9
3.4
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority + Censorship and other effects from Israel+ Self censorship from the journalist himself.
1.2
0.7
2.0
Censorship and other effects from Israel + Self censorship from the journalist himself.
1.3
1.2
1.4
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority+ Censorship from directors of Media means. 
3.2
1.7
5.7
Censorship and other effects from Israel+ Censorship from directors of Media means.
1.0
0.9
1.1
Censorship and other effects from Israel+ The level of the Palestinian professional journalists is weak
1.2
1.0
1.4
Censorship and other effects from the Palestinian Authority+ Censorship from directors of Media means+ The financial capabilities of the Palestinian Press is weak.
1.3
0.2
3.1
Others
12.2
9.1
18.3
No answer
17.1
17.7
16.0

In your opinion, which of the following Palestinian media means is more independant? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
TV 
17.4 
22.3
8.9 
Radio
12.6
17.2
4.6
Daily Newspapers
20.2
24.8
12.1
There isn't
3.5
4.9
1.1
Others 
0.3
0.4
0.2
I don't know/ No answer
46.0
30.4
73.1

Do you think having an independent Press in Palestine is important to promote democracy in Palestine? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Very important
73.0 
70.2
78.1 
A little important
41.1
 14.8
12.8
 Not important at all
2.1
2.6
1.1
I have no opinion
 2.8
 2.6
3.0
I don't know
5.9
7.0
4.1
No answer
2.1
2.8
0.9

Do you think that the Media has to play a role in affecting the government? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
Yes 
81.1 
79.5
84.0
No 
6.2
6.0
6.4
 I don't know
10.8
 11.7
9.1
No answer
1.9
2.8
0.5

Do you think that the Palestinian Media must be more open when dealing with social and non- political subjects than it is now? (Source: JMCC Poll, October 1999)
Total 
West Bank 
Gaza Strip 
 The Palestinian Media must be more open when dealing with social issues
64.6 
 63.7
66.0 
The current level is enough
 20.2
20.6
19.4
 The Palestinian Media must be less open when dealing with social issues
 2.3
 2.8
1.6
I don't know
 10.2
11.2
8.4
No answer
 2.7
1.7 
4.6


Source: JMCC - Jerusalem Media & Communications Centre, PSR - Palestinian Centre for Policy and Survey Research