Anti-Semitism and Prejudice in America
Highlights from an ADL Survey - November 1998


Perceptions About Influence of Jewish Executives on Network TV Programming

(1/2 of Respondents Asked:) The presidents of the three national television networks, ABC, CBS and NBC, are Jewish.   Some people have said that because they are Jewish, these executives have blocked programming with a Christian orientation.  Others say that there may or may not be enough Christian-oriented programming on TV, but this has nothing to do with the fact that the executives of the major networks are Jewish.  Do you believe that  the executives of the three major networks may be blocking Christian-oriented programming because they are Jewish OR do you believe that there is no connection between the amount of Christian-oriented programming on TV and the fact that the executives of the major networks are Jewish?

Jewish Influence on the Media  - graph 1

(1/2 of Respondents Asked:) The presidents of the three national television networks, ABC, CBS and NBC, are Jewish.  Some people have criticized them for allowing too much programming that features sex and violence.   Do you think network executives who are Jewish tend to allow more sex and violence programming than non-Jewish executives allow OR do you think Jewish executives do not allow any more of this kind of programming than non-Jewish executives?

Jewish Influence on the Media - graph 2

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