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Opinion Polls. Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

Polls give an appearance of “data-driven journalism”, but they are not. They make it effortless to form an opinion with no information assembly required. They are a sort of rolling referendum and their science is not in accuracy but in giving the appearance of it.

Who has unleashed these hordes of polls and why! How are political opinion polls run, who funds them and what is happening behind the curtain?

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