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The Uncertain Future of News: The News we Ask For

August 21, 2012

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News is the lifeblood of society and news is everywhere. Yes, readership of daily newspapers is down but our connected selves have so many channels for accessing the news that the decline in the newspaper appears irrelevant on the surface. The more important decline is in the believability of the news. Think of how you […]

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Two Things to Take Away From the Recent Poll Failure? in Alberta

April 24, 2012

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There will be much hand wringing, considerable hyperbole, and lots of pseudo theories/ explanations for why the polls did not foresee the Conservative majority coming in the 2012 Alberta provincial election. Some attention will inevitably be placed on the methodological rigour of the polling methods but the size of the difference between the polls and the outcome is stunning. […]

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