Should TV News Conduct Political Polls?

The panel is from a conference titled “Ethics of Political News Reporting and Advertising on Television.” The main speaker was Ken Bode, who covered… read more

The panel is from a conference titled “Ethics of Political News Reporting and Advertising on Television.” The main speaker was Ken Bode, who covered political campaigns as a correspondent for NBC News. Bode gave a brief history of the development of media generated polling. Bode called polls “self-created news.” He showed and criticized network news stories based on polls. The respondents included the director of polling for ABC News and other professional pollsters. close

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  • Robert Hannaford Professor Ripon College->Philosophy
  • Everett Ladd Executive Director Center for Public Opinion Research
  • Ken Bode Director DePauw University->Center for Contemporary Media
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Should TV News Conduct Political Polls?

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Program ID:
10152-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 23, 1989 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 23, 1989 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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