Sunday, September 07, 2008

On the Media: Kiss Off; Margins of Error;

Kiss Off
On the Media (WNYC)
Hosts: Brooke Gladstone and Bob Goldman

At the Republican National Convention this week, politicians and their spokespeople levied harsh criticisms at the elitist, " left-wing" media. The main complaint seemed to be reporters' insistence on asking questions about vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Will the media fall for it?

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Margins of Error

During the presidential campaign, media hang on the results of nearly every poll. But David Moore, former senior editor for the Gallup Poll, says polls inaccurately portray a consensus on issues the public often knows little or nothing about.

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