Racing for News Glory

Grossman, Andrew
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/25/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p18
Reports on the credibility lost by cable news channels in providing political news in the U.S. in 2004. Challenges to the broadcast networks; Efforts of the networks to avoid the exit polling problems which happened in the 2000 election; Development of the National Elections Pool consortium; Deployment of professionals who would be in charge for the analysis of exit-poll data.


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