Tuesday, October 28, 2008

10 rules to help navigate conflicting campaign data | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle

Rule 5: Beware TV hype about the race tightening. Who's going to watch 24/7 election coverage every day if they think the election is over? It's in the interest of TV networks to keep the contest alive. So you'll see partisan talking heads — and a few nonpartisan pundits — talking about the race getting closer. It always happens, whether it's true or not. Remember the October surges of Michael Dukakis, George H.W. Bush and Kerry? TV reported them, but they never happened.
10 rules to help navigate conflicting campaign data | National | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
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