What is the biggest PR obstacle to Joe Biden’s re-election?
Hunter Biden: 13%
Donald Trump: 4%
Kamala Harris: 0%
Aug. 24-Sep. 4
Nikki Haley: 78%
Chris Christie: 11%
Vivek Ramaswamy: 6%
Mike Pence: 6%
What will be hottest topic at first Republican debate?
The Donald: 64%
Inflation & economy: 14%
Culture wars: 14%
Int'l crises - Russia, Ukraine & China: 7%
How should Trump’s GOP rivals play the latest indictment?
Attack the Don: 69%
Raise $$ off it: 15%
Ignore it: 12%
Attack Jack Smith: 4%
Jul. 24-Aug. 2
Elon Musk’s move to kill the Twitter blue bird and replace it with ‘X’ is:
Stupid decision that destroys millions in brand equity: 77%
Irrelevant since his bungled management has already torpedoed Twitter: 19%
Smart move to create launchpad for new offerings: 4%
What’s keeping PR agency heads up at night right now?
Jun. 29-Jul. 15
Who is poised for the biggest PR comeback in the second half of 2023?
Bud Light: 41%
What is John Roberts’ best PR play to save the Supreme Court’s sinking rep:
Ethics reform: 67%
Stay the course: 28%
Sit-down TV interview: 5%
Appear before Congress: 0%
May 24-Jun. 4
As the “X-date” quickly approaches, what’s your take on the debt ceiling showdown?
Whole thing just another example of D.C. dysfunction: 84%
McCarthy, GOP making reasonable demands: 11%
Biden, Dems should stand their ground: 5%
Who was the biggest PR winner in CNN’s town hall with Donald Trump?
Both were losers: 72%
Trump rallied his base: 22%
CNN moves to mainstream: 6%
Apr. 27-May 10
Trump has called DeSantis’ battle with Disney “an unnecessary political stunt.”
Fox News’ last-minute settlement with Dominion Voting Machines will result in:
No impact on ratings: 53%
Drop in number of viewers: 35%
Increased viewership: 12%
ProPublica’s story about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas palling around with Republican megadoner Harlan Crowe:
Raises legitimate ethics questions: 83%
Is a "nothing burger": 17%
Mar. 16-Apr. 10
Has ESG Peaked?
Feb. 22-Mar. 15
Will China supply weapons to Russia to support its invasion of Ukraine?
No, it needs to strengthen economic ties with Europe: 70%
Yes, China depends on Russia’s oil: 30%
Did Biden’s strong SOTU performance ease concerns about whether he should run for another term?
Jan. 26-Feb. 9
Do you agree with Meta’s decision to allow Donald Trump back on Facebook and Instagram?
No, Trump poses a threat to America’s democracy: 62%
Yes, Meta should not censor the next US president: 38%
Has Tom Brady, 45, played his last National Football League game?
Yes...He’s had a great 23-year run: 54%
No...Jets, Ravens, Broncos could use him: 46%
Will Kevin McCarthy survive as Speaker of the House until the 2024 election?
Dec. 19-Jan. 8
Did hosting the World Cup burnish Qatar’s PR image?
Spotlighted Qatar’s despicable human rights record: 43%
Qatar should never have bid for the Cup: 39%
Showcased Qatar as economic and tech powerhouse: 17%
EY has slashed holiday bonuses due to its fear of an economic downturn. Will the US enter a recession in 2023?
Don’t bet on a US downturn: 67%
No doubt about it: 22%
Forecasters don’t have a clue: 11%
Nov. 28-Dec. 12
Will Republicans try to scuttle Biden/NATO support for Ukraine?
Ian Bogost writes in The Atlantic that the troubles at Meta and Twitter are signifying the end of “The Age of Social Media.”
Oct. 21-Nov. 14
In the midterm elections, Republicans will:
Win the House: 40%
Flame Out: 33%
Win Both: 26%
Win the Senate: 0%
Peloton CEO Barry McCarthy, who has ordered another round of job cuts, says the embattled company has six months to prove that it can be a viable stand-alone operation. Will Peloton:
Get acquired: 80%
Go bust: 15%
Make it: 5%
Sep. 26-Oct. 5
Will the New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge become the 11th player in Major League Baseball history to win the Triple Crown?
Joe Biden told “60 Minutes” that he intends to run for re-election but hasn’t yet made a final decision.
Give it up, Joe: 67%
Go for it, Joe: 33%
Aug. 25- Sep. 18
Who’s winning in the court of public opinion on the legitimacy of the Mar-a-Lago search & seizure?
Trump/Maga world: 21%
Will the Congressional approval of the climate and healthcare bill boost Joe Biden’s approval ratings?
Jul. 22-Aug. 7
Will Liz Cheney run for president in 2024?
Will take a pass on 2024: 67%
She will enter the GOP primaries: 12%
Cheney will run as a third-party candidate: 12%
Join with the Democratic nominee on a fusion ticket: 9%
Will a federal jury convict former Trump advisor Stephen Bannon of contempt of Congress charges for his refusing to turn over his records and testify to the Jan 6 committee?
Jun. 22-Jul. 17
Will attorney general Merrick Garland criminally indict Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection?
Yes, evidence shows he sparked the Capitol Hill riot: 53%
No, prosecution would trigger massive unrest: 47%
Should the media run grisly images of victims of mass shootings (with permission of affected families) to show the impact of gun violence?
Yes, would spur action on gun control: 62%
No, too sensational: 38%
May 31-Jun. 12
Is it different this time? Will the Senate pass a gun control law in the aftermath of the Uvalde elementary school massacre?
Would Trump's return to Twitter help or hurt him politically?
Should Democrats push to end the filibuster to the Women’s Health Protection Act to codify abortion protections of Roe vs. Wade?
Will Donald Trump keep his promise to use Truth Social rather than Twitter as his social media platform?
Apr. 20-May 1
Florida judge puts an end to the federal mask mandate on public transportation:
Law trumping science is bad precedent: 83%
About time!: 17%
Will Elon Musk use his newfound leverage as Twitter’s largest stakeholder to reinstate Donald Trump on the platform?
Yes, so much for Truth Social: 67%
No, whew!: 33%
Mar. 29-Apr. 11
Should Clarence Thomas recuse himself from Jan. 6 related Supreme Court cases, following revelations about the role that his wife, Ginni, played in the insurrection?
Which Senator has most debased himself during the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson?
Ted Cruz: 40%
Josh Hawley: 30%
Lindsay Graham: 30%
Ben Sasse: 0%
Tom Cotton: 0%
Should the US approve the transfer of jet fighters to Ukraine to meet president Zelenskyy’s request to “close down the sky” over his country?
“God isn’t finished with me,” Andrew Cuomo told a Brooklyn congregation on Mar. 5. Are NY State voters finished with their former governor?
How did Pres. Biden do in his State of the Union address?
Hit it out of the park: 35%
Feb. 24-Mar. 1
What do you think of Biden admin’s handling of Russian Ukraine invasion?
Situation out of control: 38%
Diplomatic efforts on target: 36%
Running standard sanction playbook not enough: 26%
Did the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics enhance China’s global image?
Daniel Henninger, WSJ deputy editor, wants people to turn off the Olympics due to China’s internal repression and crack down of the press.
Good idea: 50%
Bad idea: 50%
Jan. 31-Feb. 9
Is Spotify’s decision to finally acknowledge COVID misinformation on its platform, specifically with the Joe Rogan podcast, enough of a response to artists like Neil Young pulling their content?
No, weak face-saving move: 74%
Yes, listener beware: 26%
How would you grade Joe Biden’s first year in office?
Dec. 22-Jan. 19
What will be the biggest stumbling block for PR clients in ’22?
COVID variants popping up: 28%
Workforce & hiring issues: 28%
Inflation & economic uneasiness: 23%
Diversity & ESG missteps: 21%
Do you support NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's mandate requiring all private sector employees to get vaccinated by Dec. 27?
Nov. 26-Dec. 7
Will the discovery of the South African COVID variant spur a wave US lockdowns?
95% of PR firms surveyed by Davis + Gilbert expect to increase revenues in 2022. What do you think of this rosy outlook?
Bit optimistic: 60%
In for rude awakening: 27%
On the mark: 13%
The Glasgow climate summit will be remembered for:
Lots of talk but little action: 97%
Putting countries on path to fight warming: 3%
Should the media stop publicizing the firing of police officers and health workers who lost their jobs because they failed to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates?
No, mandates violate individual rights: 53%
Yes, they made a choice to violate rules designed to protect all: 47%
What will actually result from the Facebook hearings?
Slap on wrist: 27%
Real reform: 9%
Sep. 22-Oct. 4
UN chief Antonio Guterres called it "an obscenity" that rich nations plan to offer COVID booster shots to their people. Should the US put boosters on hold and give the vaccines to poor countries?
No, poor countries can handle vaccine distribution: 68%
Yes, right thing to do: 32%
PRSA’s proposal to drop “must-have” APR accreditation for board service is:
Good move, expands pool of candidates: 58%
Bad move, will cheapen value of APR: 42%
Aug. 18-Sep. 2
Will Joe Biden’s ill-planned exit from Afghanistan torpedo his domestic agenda?
No - Americans support end to "the forever war": 52%
Yes - Kills image of competence: 48%
Will House Democrats buck Biden and vote against his $1 trillion infrastructure bill approved by the Senate?
No -- Speaker Pelosi will crush dissent: 90%
Yes -- President caved to GOP: 10%
Get re-elected: 42%
Get impeached: 17%
Get indicted: 8%
Jul. 19- Aug.4
Do you agree with IOC president Thomas Bach that athletes should not use the Tokyo games to stage protests?
No, perfect platform for protests: 71%
Yes, keep it about the competition: 29%
Jun. 30-Jul. 19
The S&P 500 was up 14.4% during the 1st half, its 2nd best run since the dot-com bubble. When does Wall Street’s party end?
Laissez les bons temps rouler!: 48%
1st half '22: 33%
2nd half '21: 10%
2nd half '22: 10%
Will the Supreme Court’s recent decision to remove the cap on “education-related benefits” for student athletes just increase the role money plays in college sports?
Should PR firms mandate that employees get vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to the office?
No, mandate violates privacy rights of individuals: 57%
Yes, requirement promotes safety of staff: 43%
Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open rather than meet with the press, citing mental health concerns. Are professional sports figures obligated to do media work?
Yes, media exposure benefits sports & sponsors: 68%
No, it should be up to the individual: 32%
May 27-May 31
Donald Trump plans to hit the road in June to support the GOP effort to win back the House. Trump’s rallies will:
Prove to be a sideshow: 60%
Doom Republicans: 33%
Help Republicans: 7%
Who’s winning the PR war in the latest Middle East conflict?
Neither side: 53%
The Economist has called for Warren Buffett, 90, to resign as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
Disagree, BH investors trust him: 84%
Agree, he’s had a great 56-year run: 16%
Do you support Facebook’s decision to continue to ban donald dump from its platform?