JUST THE FACTS
- "Merry Christmas" Is Favored Greeting. // USA Today Magazine;Dec2007, Vol. 136 Issue 2751, p9
The article presents the results of a Zogby Interactive poll on holiday greetings in the U.S. According to the poll, "Merry Christmas" is back on the lips of many retailers greeting shoppers, much to the delight of those who say they are offended when a store clerk uses the generic, but...
- Past Perfect? Uncredited // Vanity Fair;Apr2011, Issue 608, p68
The article discusses the results of a public opinion poll in the U.S. concerning different issues. It says that 1,137 adults nationwide were randomly selected and interviewed via telephone on January 27-30, 2011. Some of issues asked include the proposal for a new national holiday, traveling to...
- BEAUTY REBOUND. Trucco, Terry // InStyle;Jan2005, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p128
Presents results of an online poll to discover holiday habits and learn biggest beauty concerns.
- POLL. // Curve;Dec2013, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p6
A chart is presented that lists the readers' favorite holiday.
- FAX POLL: ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. // OfficePro;Aug/Sep2004, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p30
Compares the 1998 poll results with the 2003 results of a survey released by "OfficePRO" about U.S. readers' e-mail, Internet and Web usage and responsibilities. Profile of respondents in the 1998 and 2003 polls; Rise in international e-mail communications; Comparison of respondents who had...
- Polls cast the net wider. Marks, Paul // New Scientist;4/30/2005, Vol. 186 Issue 2497, p17
The article focuses on the role of media in opinion polls. In the spam age of junk emails, unwanted flyers and chirpy street interviewers, the serious job of finding out how people rate their political masters is becoming much more difficult. The Pew Research Center in Washington D.C., which...
- The Survey on Surveys. Hurley, Lisa // Special Events;May/Jun2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p38
The article discusses the poll on the usage of some type of survey tool by party rental operators to gauge client satisfaction with their work that found post-event email to be the most popular tool used by 41 percent of respondents, followed by follow-up phone calls and feedback from lead...
- Nonresponse and Mode Effects in Self- and Interviewer-Administered Surveys. Atkeson, Lonna Rae; Adams, Alex N.; Alvarez, R. Michael // Political Analysis;Jul2014, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p304
We examine the quality of two probability-based polls, one interviewer administered (telephone) and one self-administered (Internet and mail mixed mode survey). The polls use the same sampling frame (registered voters) and the same questions. First, we examine the representativeness of both...
- Virtual News. // Orion Magazine;Spring2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p1
Deals with Internet polls in the U.S. Explanation for the response motivation of poll viewers; Factors which affect the accuracy of poll results; Motives behind commercially sponsored polls.