[Edprof] election polling Web site

Deborah Gump dgump at concernedjournalists.org
Tue Sep 9 08:47:14 PDT 2008


Thanks, Sonia! I hadn¹t seen this one. Here¹s another people might want to
check: Pollster.com.

I¹m also curious what people think of this new site, on Romenesko yesterday:

New website claims it can spot bias in news stories
BusinessWeek
"If the service takes off -- a big if -- SpinSpotter has the potential to
clarify issues in the existing ecosystem of news -- and make serious
mischief within it," writes Jon Fine.

BW story is here: 
http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/content/sep2008/db2008097_602412
.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index+-+temp_news+%2B+analysis

SpinSpotter is here: http://spinspotter.com/home

deborah





On 9/8/08 1:09 PM, "Robbins, Sonia Jaffe  (RBI-US)"
<SRobbins at reedbusiness.com> wrote:

> This looks like an excellent site for polling and election info.
> 
> http://www.fivethirtyeight.com
> 
> Sonia Jaffe Robbins
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