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 Why Bloomberg's Poll on Income Inequality is Misleading
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Blog : Poll Talk Blog
Why Bloomberg's Poll on Income Inequality is Misleading
By: David W. Moore
April 28, 2015 01:30 PM EST
What do Americans think of income inequality? In two recent polls, we get very different views of Americans’ views about the government’s potential role in reducing the disparity. A CBS News...
 Poll: Does the public really support Iran Nuclear agreement it also thinks won't work?
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Poll: Does the public really support Iran Nuclear agreement it also thinks won't work?
By: David W. Moore
April 01, 2015 12:41 PM EST
If we didn’t know better, we might read recent media poll results and think the American public is downright stupid. A new ABC/Washington Post poll claims that the public supports an “agreement” between...
CNN Cherry Picks Poll Results Making It Appear Clinton Hurt by Emails
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CNN Cherry Picks Poll Results Making It Appear Clinton Hurt by Emails
By: David W. Moore
March 20, 2015 10:34 PM EST
On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, CNN announced the results of a new poll, showing “Clinton still tops in 2016.” It was so positive for the former secretary of state that the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza...
Dueling Polls Create Illusion of Public Opinion on Netanyahu's Address to Congress
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Dueling Polls Create Illusion of Public Opinion on Netanyahu's Address to Congress
By: David W. Moore
March 01, 2015 03:41 PM EST
A CNN/ORC poll released last month reported that by a two-to-one margin, Americans opposed congressional leaders’ invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first notifying the...
Poll: The Allegedly Anti-Islamic Views of Iowa Republicans,  Important?
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Poll: The Allegedly Anti-Islamic Views of Iowa Republicans, Important?
By: David W. Moore
February 20, 2015 02:23 PM EST
Bloomberg recently announced its latest poll found that “nearly 40% of likely [Iowa] Republican caucus-goers consider Islam inherently violent.” While a majority (53%) consider the religion “inherently...
Romney's Out! The Invisible Primary and the Limits of Polls .
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Romney's Out! The Invisible Primary and the Limits of Polls .
By: David W. Moore
January 31, 2015 05:18 PM EST
After some extended soul searching and, more importantly, consultations with political leaders and potential funders across the country, Mitt Romney has decided not to compete for the presidency yet again. That decision...
Pew Research Wins! 7th Annual Top 10 Dubious Polling Awards, 2015
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Pew Research Wins! 7th Annual Top 10 Dubious Polling Awards, 2015
By: David W. Moore
January 22, 2015 06:00 AM EST
Editor's Note: iMediaEthics' polling director David Moore collects the ten most dubious polls from the prior year in his annual Dubious Polling Awards. Below, read    iMediaEthics' top 10...
Why the Midterm Election Polls Stunk
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Why the Midterm Election Polls Stunk
By: David W. Moore
November 20, 2014 03:30 PM EST
It’s widely accepted that in general the midterm election polls stunk. Yes, they alerted us to the possibility that the GOP would regain majority control of the Senate and gain seats in the House, but as HuffPollster...
Fear-Mongering with Polls on Ebola
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Fear-Mongering with Polls on Ebola
By: David W. Moore
October 24, 2014 11:46 AM EST
Recent polls have arrived at starkly different conclusions about the level of fear among Americans over the Ebola virus. The ABC News/Washington Post poll suggests “broad worries” of an Ebola outbreak in the...
Can Two Wrong Polls Make A Right? Core Curriculum Polls Create Opinions
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Can Two Wrong Polls Make A Right? Core Curriculum Polls Create Opinions
By: David W. Moore
October 14, 2014 12:13 PM EST
Recently NPR reported on the results of two different national polls on the American public’s views toward the new Common Core curriculum. A PDK/Gallup poll, conducted in May and June of this year, showed opposition by...
The Public Supports Bombing ISIS - So What?
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The Public Supports Bombing ISIS - So What?
By: David W. Moore
September 25, 2014 11:57 AM EST
A new Gallup poll suggests that most Americans back President Obama’s decision to take military action against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, commonly referred to as ISIS, ISIL or the Islamic State group: 60...
Is Climate Change Real? Opinion Depends On Which Political Party You Belong
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Is Climate Change Real? Opinion Depends On Which Political Party You Belong
By: David W. Moore
August 10, 2014 12:00 AM EST
It might seem strange that the issue of man-made global warming, or climate change, has become a partisan matter. What policies are needed to mitigate this development will, of course, entail partisan differences. But the...
Poll: Public Divided on Feds Requiring Reduction of Greenhouse Gases
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Poll: Public Divided on Feds Requiring Reduction of Greenhouse Gases
By: David W. Moore
August 10, 2014 12:00 AM EST
An announcement this week from an environmental group claims that “about 80 percent of people in both red and blue districts believe that global warming is real and that we should be doing more to fight it.”...
Methodology Statement and Topline for iMediaEthics Climate Change Poll
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Methodology Statement and Topline for iMediaEthics Climate Change Poll
By: David W. Moore
August 10, 2014 12:00 AM EST
PSRAI obtained telephone interviews with a nationally representative sample of 1,002 adults living in the continental United States. Telephone interviews were conducted by landline (502) and cell phone (500, including 270...
Bad News For Hillary Clinton: ABC/Wash Post Poll Shows her lacking 'Universal Appeal'
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Bad News For Hillary Clinton: ABC/Wash Post Poll Shows her lacking 'Universal Appeal'
By: David W. Moore
June 12, 2014 01:06 PM EST
Bad news for Hillary Clinton: The latest ABC/Washington Post poll shows her falling short of “universal appeal.” According to the shocking report, she has “chinks in her armor.” Moreover, even her...
Lesson for Poll Watchers: Why 2 Virginia Polls on Medicaid Expansion can't be trusted
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Lesson for Poll Watchers: Why 2 Virginia Polls on Medicaid Expansion can't be trusted
By: David W. Moore
May 16, 2014 04:20 PM EST
Is the expansion of Medicaid taking a turn for the worse? Late last month, Washington D.C. public radio WAMU reported that a poll of 800 Virginia residents showed support for expansion The poll, conducted by...
Latest ABC/WP Poll on Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation: Are They Serious?!
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Latest ABC/WP Poll on Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation: Are They Serious?!
By: David W. Moore
April 21, 2014 02:04 PM EST
Do 94% of Americans know enough of about the Boston Bombing investigation to have an opinion? Quick: Write down everything you know about the federal government’s investigation into the bombing at the Boston...
Why Polls on Obama and Ukraine don't agree
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Blog : Poll Talk Blog
Why Polls on Obama and Ukraine don't agree
By: David W. Moore
March 14, 2014 10:35 AM EST
In the past week, several polls purporting to measure the public’s reaction to Barack Obama’s performance as president, and the public’s attention to the news about the Ukraine, have come to, shall we say,...
Polls Show Low Obama Approval Ratings - But Is He Really Unpopular?
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Polls Show Low Obama Approval Ratings - But Is He Really Unpopular?
By: David W. Moore
March 07, 2014 07:00 AM EST
According to several polls, President Obama’s approval rating since the beginning of this year has been under water – with more people disapproving than approving of the president’s performance by margins...
Poll: Do GOP Voters really want Arizona Gov. Brewer to veto anti-gay bill?
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Poll: Do GOP Voters really want Arizona Gov. Brewer to veto anti-gay bill?
By: David W. Moore
February 26, 2014 04:06 PM EST
The Arizona Capitol Times reported yesterday that a statewide poll of Republican voters found a two-to-one margin in favor of Governor Jan Brewer vetoing SB1062. However, a closer examination of both the poll, and the...
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