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Feb 02, 2017, 07:43 ET Gallup & Pew Top 9th Annual Dubious Polling Awards for Election Polling Decisions

When the going gets tough, the tough, apparently, stop polling. That, at least, was the case in 2016, when the two biggest names in U.S. polling,...


Apr 19, 2016, 10:12 ET New Poll Suggests Most Americans Don't Care Whether Merrick Garland is Confirmed to the Supreme Court

A new national poll by iMediaEthics shows that only about a third of Americans have a strong opinion either way on whether President Obama's...


Jan 26, 2016, 12:26 ET Republican and Democratic Parties share top honors in iMediaEthics' 8th Annual Top Ten 'Dubious Polling' Awards

 The Republican and Democratic parties take the top prize from iMediaEthics' eighth annual Top 10 Dubious Polling Awards. iMediaEthics'...


Oct 29, 2015, 13:02 ET iMediaEthics Poll Director David Moore Wins EPPY Media Award for Best News/Political Blog

 iMediaEthics is delighted to announce its polling director David W. Moore won Editor & Publisher's EPPY award for Best News/Political Blog...


Oct 22, 2015, 13:01 ET iMediaEthics Named a Finalist for 3 EPPY Media Industry Awards

 iMediaEthics is very pleased to report it has been selected as a finalist for three EPPY awards, annual awards given by Editor &...


Oct 19, 2015, 06:30 ET Why New Hampshire Primary Is So Important -- New Book from iMediaEthics' Polling Director & University of New Hampshire Survey Center director offers timely warning

 A new book co-written by iMediaEthics' polling director David W. Moore dives deep into the fascinating background of the New Hampshire primary...


Sep 11, 2015, 06:15 ET Future University in Egypt International Conference: Middle East Strategic Landscape 100 Years After WWI, From Islamic State in Iraq to Levant (ISIL), Sept. 12-14, 2015

 Drastic changes in the Middle East and the Arab World beginning during WWI evolved into the American invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the...


Sep 01, 2015, 06:45 ET 1st Political Mass Media Department in Middle East announced by Future University in Egypt

 Future University in Egypt (FUE) is pleased to announce the establishment of The Department of Political Mass Media (PMM). The department is...


Sep 01, 2015, 06:30 ET iMediaEthics editor-in-chief joins Future University in Egypt faculty to lead media ethics, fact checking and press freedom training

 iMediaEthics' publisher and editor-in-chief Rhonda Roland Shearer recently accepted an invitation to be a Distinguished Visiting Scholar (DVS)...


Feb 10, 2014, 11:45 ET Gallup's CEO is #1 on iMediaEthics Sixth Annual Top Ten "Dubious Polling" Awards

iMediaEthics announces its Sixth Top 10 Dubious Polling Awards. At the top of this year's annual awards is the Rolling Over in His Grave...


Jan 13, 2014, 09:35 ET iMediaEthics Polls Raise Doubt About GfK Web-Based Polls

 A new study from iMediaEthics released today raises serious questions about pollsters using online surveys to measure public opinion. David...


May 13, 2013, 08:50 ET Whim of the Public: One Third of Americans Don't Care About Immigration Reform (iMediaEthics Poll)

Even though most media polls report that nearly everyone has an opinion on immigration, a new iMediaEthics poll has found that about a third of the...


Feb 25, 2013, 09:35 ET New Column 'Ask iMediaEthics' Helps Readers Get Media Corrections and Articles Removed From Internet

Dear iMediaEthics, I can't get a job because people are reading a news story about me that's all wrong. How do I get it removed from online?...


Jan 29, 2013, 05:49 ET Romney's Pollster Wins First Place in iMediaEthics Fifth Annual Top Ten "Dubious Polling" Awards, 2013

Topping iMediaEthics' 2013 fifth annual Dubious Polling Awards is Neil Newhouse and his associates at Public Opinion Strategies, who've won the...


Jun 26, 2012, 05:45 ET iMediaEthics Poll: Nearly Half of So-called Opponents to Same-sex Marriage View It as a Non-issue

 If you were to follow the polls put forth by most American media, you'd guess same-sex marriage divides the country wretchedly in half. As it...


Jun 14, 2012, 07:55 ET iMediaEthics Wins First Mirror Award for Investigation of Pakistan Assassination Coverage

A critical investigation into the depiction of international disaster scenes and victims by Western media has netted the independent iMediaEthics...


Apr 12, 2012, 05:00 ET iMediaEthics PollCheck Debunks Gallup, Pew Polls' Opposite Conclusions About Auto Industry

Contradictions Created by Pollsters' Use of Forced-Choice Questions How can two different polling organizations, Gallup and Pew, report...


Jan 24, 2012, 05:00 ET iMediaEthics.org Announces: 4th Annual Top Ten Dubious Polling Awards

 The 2012 Top Ten Dubious Polling Awards highlight the ten most dubious polling moments of the past year — a gallery of inaccuracy,...


Dec 05, 2011, 05:42 ET Stinky Journalism No More, Media Watchdog Rebrands to iMediaEthics

Stinky Journalism is getting a new name and new website but the perennially popular media watchdog will not lose any of its bite or ability to...