Tag: 2016 election

Hofstra Presidential Debate Draws Record Audience

Media watchers had expected record-breaking ratings for the first contest between two nominees who provoke wideranging emotions from a deeply polarized electorate. Despite the strong performance, the 84-million viewership fell significantly short of last February’s Super Bowl—the most viewed television event ever with 118.5 million viewers.

Study Highlights Election-Year Islamophobia’s Negative Impact On Muslims

Among the more alarming of the study's findings: 50 percent of respondents said they feel unsafe, nearly two-thirds reported experiencing discrimination in the past year, and perhaps most noteworthy, 93 percent reported that election-year Islamophobia had “some to extreme” negative impact on theirs and their family's lives.