Category Archives: Opinions

Polling and the Sensationalism of Election Season

Over the course of a poll’s life – its production, analysis, and consumption – there are circumstances that can reduce its value. Not only are there are so many variables that contribute to an “efficient” poll, but the reporting of polls (specifically, candidate election polls)

Editor’s Corner: Introducing MediaFile

Journalism isn’t dying. But, it’s changing rapidly. Every day, the news media industry seems to reinvent itself. Business models adapt, sections reorganize, and journalists adjust their focus. Journalism is a crucial tenet of democracy, holding the powerful accountable for its actions. And, oftentimes, journalism transports