In this twenty-third survey of the web, The WAWG Index monthly average was down by 51.6 percent from August 2007. Of the fourteen categories tracked, all 14 were down. The largest decrease for September, 75 percent, was for suppressing the power of labor. The smallest decrease was for rampant sexism at 28 percent.
Through September, the 12 month group moving average for all fourteen categories went negative for the first time at -7.3 percent. It was 13.1 percent last month. Of the fourteen categories tracked, all but one, media control, is now negative.