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Ask a Silly Question
Kastner, John
Film/Video
2012
An inquiry into the polling and market industry. Through bogus street polls, we see how frequently people are willing to give opinions on subject matter they know nothing about.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Rightwing Manipulation of the Wisconsin Revolt
DiMaggio, Anthony
Article
2011
Manipulation of opinion surveys is easy enough for those seeking to muddy the waters of political debate regarding the current war on unions.
Why Hillary Won the Debate (Even though She Didn't)
Leupp, Gary
Article
2015
CNN and Facebook co-sponsored last week’s Democratic presidential frontrunners' "debate." After the event, CNN conducted a poll. "Who won the debate?" it asked. The result: 83% Bernie Sanders; 12% Hil...

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Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'
Mandhai, Shafik
2017
Half of Britons see one of the UK's largest tabloids, The Sun, as a negative influence on society, according to a new poll.