Do you find surveys and polls in the media to be misleading?
I don’t know if it is just me ,but I notice that many times they do not give reliable information.
I remember a yahoo news article on the disapproval of Obama and some of his actions.Little while back. Then I look at the bottom in obscureness the amount of people in the poll/survey…It was around 1,400.
1,400 people? I’m suppose to try and understand or get a view of people’s perception on someone or something, with only 1,400 people?
Are you even serious?
There are give or take 310 million people in America?http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en
And If I want to find out what the American people are really thinking I simply ask a thousand or two thousand. Are you kidding me?
The real sad part is, and this just my opinion but there will be some people…..Who will go and pick up their paper,magazine, or turn on the TV and see these little percent numbers and believe them.
Anytime I see percents or polls in media now I almost completely disregard them. If I’m curious to know more I need to find their source and actual numbers.
Has anyone else noticed this?
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