Tag: Nielsen
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The most important issue facing Florida in 2016? The economy. The 2016 USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey found the economy remains one of the most important issues facing Florida. The report, released Thursday, found two-thirds of Floridians feel financial stress in their own household. “The notion that the economy has not fully recovered is evident with […]

Associated PressMarch 4, 2016

The 16.9 million people who saw Fox News Channel’s coverage of the Republican presidential debate on Thursday have made it the fourth most-watched debate in a primary season ever. The Nielsen company said Friday that’s also the fourth most-watched Republican debate of the 2016 campaign cycle — a testament to the extraordinary interest these events […]

Melissa RossOctober 13, 2015

New data released by the USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey shows that most Floridians still feel stressed about their personal finances, see government waste and efficiency as a threat to the economy, and are concerned about job loss and undocumented workers. “People don’t feel like their tax dollars are being spent efficiently,” USF professor Susan McManus […]

Jim RosicaOctober 13, 2015

The latest Sunshine State Survey data show “a conflicted populace” on the question of expanding gambling in Florida, with about a third wanting Nevada-style casinos and another 20 percent wanting no gambling at all. More survey results released Monday included a question on gambling: “Do you believe the State of Florida should allow casino gambling only at Seminole […]

Associated PressAugust 25, 2015

Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to television executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump‘s ability to pull in viewers makes him catnip for news programs and wins a level of coverage that feeds on itself. NBC’s “Meet the Press” had its biggest audience in more than a year for its […]


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