NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iMediaEthics is delighted to announce its polling director David W. Moore won Editor & Publisher's EPPY award for Best News/Political Blog for a website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors.
"We are honored by David's help and commitment to illuminating the high level ethical standards so needed in media poll," Rhonda Roland Shearer,iMediaEthics' editor-in-chief and publisher said. "And David's humor makes even math phobics able to grasp his polling mechanics knowhow and critiques."
Moore, a former vice president with Gallup, has analyzed media polls and educated readers of high polling standards in his role as iMediaEthics polling director. In a recent column, Moore questioned the significance of polls touting Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders as frontrunners in the 2016 presidential nomination race and fact checked polls on the Iran nuclear deal. Moore also conducts original iMediaEthics national polls funded by the Golkin Foundation that "poll check" contradictory polling results and expose poor polling methodology.
iMediaEthics was a finalist in two other categories this year: Best News or Event Feature with under 1 million unique monthly visitors and Best Overall Website Design with under 1 million unique monthly visitors. The winners were the Chattanooga Free Press' "Live coverage of Chattanooga military attacks" and RT Doc, respectively. Read the full list of winners on Editor and Publisher's website.
Moore recently co-authored with the University of New Hampshire's Andrew E. Smith a book on the significance of the New Hampshire primary in the U.S. presidential nomination process, The First Primary: New Hampshire's Outsize Role in Presidential Nominations.
In The First Primary, Moore and Smith offer a comprehensive history of the state's primary, an analysis of its media coverage and impact, and a description of the New Hampshire electorate, along with a discussion of how that electorate reflects or diverges from national opinions on candidates and issues.
DAVID W. MOORE is a senior fellow with the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, and is polling director for the media ethics news website, iMediaEthics.org. He is a former vice president of the Gallup Organization, and author of The Opinion Makers and The Super Pollsters.
iMediaEthics is published by Art Science Research Laboratory, a not-for-profit co-founded by its director, Rhonda Roland Shearer, an artist, art historian and award-winning journalist, and her late husband, Harvard professor and scientist Stephen Jay Gould. ASRL promotes the media's use of scientific methods and experts before publication.