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Election polls, the news media, and democracy

Author: Paul J Lavrakas; Michael W Traugott
Publisher: New York : Chatham House Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction to modern polling. Focusing primarily on the 1996 US presidential election campaign, scholars and media pollsters address such topics as political campaigns, elections, voting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Lavrakas; Michael W Traugott
ISBN: 1889119164 9781889119168
OCLC Number: 42786250
Description: xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Why election polls are important to a democracy : an American perspective / Paul J. Lavrakas and Michael W. Traugott --
Part I. Media use of polls in covering major political news in the mid-1990s. 2. Continuing evolution in the use of public opinion polls by the New York Times : the 1996 presidential election experience / Michael R. Kagay --
3. A review of the 1996 Voter News Service exit polls from a total survey error perspective / Daniel M. Merkle and Murray Edelman --
4. Did public opinion support the Contract with America? / Michael W. Traugott and Elizabeth C. Powers. Part II. Trends in reporting on election polls. 5. Hidden value : polls and public journalism / Philip Meyer and Deborah Potter --
6. Mixing literary journalism and precision journalism in coverage of the 1996 presidential election / Gerald M. Kosicki and Paul J. Lavrakas --
7. Reporters' use of casual explanation in interpreting election polls / Sandra L. Bauman and Paul J. Lavrakas. Part III. Election poll accuracy. 8. Public attention to polls in an election year / Michael W. Traugott and Mee-Eun Kang --
9. Who will vote : ascertaining likelihood to vote and modeling a probable electorate in preelection polls / Robert P. Daves --
10. Improving election forecasting : allocation of undecided respondents, identification of likely voters, and response order effects / Penny S. Visser ... [et al. Part IV. Controversial issues in election polling. 11. Deliberative polling in the 1996 elections / Vincent Price --
12. Push polls as negative persuasive strategies / Micahel W. Traugott and Mee-Eun Kang --
13. Politics, polls, and poltergeists : a critical view of the 1996 election / Leo Bogart --
Conclusion. 14. Election polling in the twenty-first century : challenges and opportunities / Paul J. Lavrakas and Michale W. Traugott.
Responsibility: Paul J. Lavrakas, Michael W. Traugott.

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