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It's a Poll, but Is It News?

Sue VanDerzee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sue VanDerzee

Somehow, most mainstream media have bought into the strange notion that the poll is the news, rather than the real news being the actual story.

CT-Gov: 48% Foley (R), 45% Malloy (D) (Quinnipiac 10/25-27)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/25-27/10; 930 likely voters, 3.2% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Fol...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (YouGov 10/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 783 likely voters Mode: Internet YouGov release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (chart) 2010 Senate 52%...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 43% Foley (R) (Quinnipiac 10/18-24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/18-24/10; 702 likely voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Governor 48% Mal...

CT-Sen: 54% Blumenthal (D), 43% McMahon (R) (Quinnipiac 10/7-11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/7-11/10; 1,119 likely voters, 2.9% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Connecticut 2010 Senate 54% Blum...

CT-Gov: 49% Malloy (D), 44% Foley (R) (Rasmussen 10/5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/5/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Connecticut 2010 Governor 49% Malloy (D), 44% ...

CT-Gov: 48% Malloy (D), 45% Foley (R) (Merriman River Group 10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merriman River Group for the CT Capitol Report 10/3/10; 1,582 likely voters, 2.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (CT Capitol Report release) C...

CT-Sen: 54% Blumenthal (D), 41% McMahon (R) (CNN/TIME 10/1-5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / TIME / Opinion Research Corporation 10/1-5/10; 773 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CNN release) National ...

CT-Gov: 50% Malloy (D), 40% Foley (R) (PPP 9/30-10/1)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 9/30-10/1/10; 810 likely voters, 3.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) Connecticut 2010 Governor 50% Ma...

CT-Sen: 52% Blumenthal (D), 42% McMahon (R) (Fox 10/2)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News / Pulse Opinion Research 10/2/10; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Fox News release) Connecticut 2010 Senate ...

CT-Sen: 52% Blumenthal (D), 45% McMahon (R) (MRG 10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Merriman River Group for CT Capitol Report 10/3/10; 1,623 likely voters, 2.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (CT Capitol Report release) Conne...

CT-Sen: 53% Blumenthal (D), 41% McMahon (R) (PPP 9/30-10/2)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 9/30-10/2/10; 810 likely voters, 3.4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) Connecticut 2010 Senate 53% Blum...