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Raising Safer Daughters; Raising Better Sons

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There may well be duties in these data for university officials. But there are duties in them for parents, too. The victims are, inescapably, our daughters. The report is shockingly silent on the fact that the perpetrators are, inevitably, our sons.

Pollsters Worried FCC Chairman Doesn't Care If They Go Out Of Business

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler reaffirmed many pollsters' fears last week that tighter regulations could seriously d...

Never Let a Good Election Go to Waste

Jon Cohen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
Jon Cohen

We did no serious modeling with the raw data - only applying basic demographic weighting at the state level. These straightforward adjustments mean the results shed light on the important roles that scale (large numbers of interviews) and heterogeneity (diversity of respondents and sources) play in poll accuracy.

The Death of Polling: Can We Trust the Polls in 2016?

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

Inaccuracies and errors are part of the nature and essence of election polling, it will be off almost as much as it's on. But that said, we can do a better job reporting results and putting them into context.

Now Is the Time for All Good Millennials to Come to the Aid of Their Country

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

The nation's future is likely to be determined by the strength and effectiveness of the Millennial Generation's participation in next year's election.

Election Forecasting 'Outliers'

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson & Brad Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Doug Usher thinks 2010 could be worse than 1994 for Democrats. Patrick Ottenhoff points to an Obama-Reagan parallel on approval and unemployment. Mi...