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But if recent coverage is any indication, the U.S. media are not nearly as interested as they were a few months ago. Last week (May 23-29) alone, a government crackdown in Yemen reportedly killed more than 100 demonstrators; the European Union imposed new sanctions on Syria as reports surfaced that as many as 1,000 people have been killed in government crackdowns; Egypt decided to charge ex-president Hosni Mubarak in the deaths of protestors; and NATO announced a 90-day military extension in Libya as violence continued to escalate. Yet coverage of the Mideast unrest accounted for only 5% of the newshole last week, continuing a pattern of diminished attention to a story that dominated the mainstream news agenda in the first quarter of 2011. Gay Marriage & Homosexuality. Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage A series of graphics shows how public opinion toward same-sex marriage has changed in Pew Research Center polls since 2001.
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