[Grammar] [Grammar] Questions on a research conducted by PEW

Salmagundi2017

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The text below is an excerpt from a research named "State of the News Media in 2016" conducted by PEW.
I had several questions while I read it; please expound on them and clear up my feeling :)

Words between [] are complements which I put so that you can comprehend the context; words between <> are that on which I have a question.
You can refer to the original text here.
http://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-co...state-of-the-news-media-report-2016-final.pdf
"The [newspaper] industry supports nearly 33,000 full-time newsroom employees. Indeed, newspapers employ <32%> of <daily reporters> stationed in Washington, D.C. to cover issues and events tied to Congress, as well as <38% of the reporters> who cover statehouse legislatures. Still, smaller budgets have continued to lead to smaller newsrooms: The latest newspaper newsroom employment figures (from 2014) show 10% declines, greater than in any year since 2009, leaving a workforce that is 20,000 positions smaller than 20 years prior."

Q0. Does this 32% mean 32% of the reporters in Washington or all the reporters of the US?
Q1. Does this "daily reporters" mean reporters for a daily newspaper or full-time reporters?
Q2. Does this "38% of the reporters" mean 38% of the reporters who are stationed in Washington, D.C. mentioned just before or 38% of all the reporters in the US?
 

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Q0: reporters stationed in Washington
Q1: full-time daily reporters
Q2: reporters stationed in Washington
 

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Hello Salmagundi2017, and welcome to the forum. :)

Q0: It means 32% of journalists in Washington DC who report on issues and events related to Congress.

Q1: It means journalists who report on a daily basis.

Q2: It refers to the whole US.
 

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Q2: It refers to the whole US.

Yes, I think teechar is right about this, actually. Ignore my answer in post #2. The text only mentions D.C. specifically because of Congress.
 

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The Pew Research Center is named after a person named "Pew". Don't capitalize the second and third letters.
 
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