What Americans thinking about Y2K in March, 1999

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Poll: Americans Are Nervous
By Declan McCullagh
March 17, 1999

"Polling the public is fast becoming the media's favorite way of keeping tabs on that scary thing called Y2K."

Click here to read the results of a March, 1999, survey conducted by the US National Science Foundation.

-- Bill (billdale@lakesnet.net), April 14, 1999


While overall awareness may be rising, it would seem that the concerted spin is doing its job on JQPublic quite effectively. Overall anxiety as evidenced by JQP's prep is backing down slightly. The one unasked question, defined by nearly _every question, the most important question, if you are a policy maker conduction a poll, is: "How effective is our propaganda spin campaign working in calming your potential panic?"

-- Mitchell Barnes (spanda@inreach.com), April 15, 1999.

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