Today sees the results of the first annual top 10 ‘Dubious Polling’ Awards, from StinkyJournalism.org.
George F. Bishop and David W. Moore – bloggers, pollsters and political scientists – have announced their awards, which “are intended to mark for posterity some of the most risible and outrageous pronouncements by the major media polls during the previous year,” a blog post said.
The top award, “The Absolutely Most Preposterous, But Entertaining, Myth of the 2008 Election: Rudy Giuliani Was the Early Frontrunner for the Republican Presidential Nomination!” has joint winners…
Go to the post for the full list, for all the other categories, including awards for: ‘loopiest poll’, ‘shooting yourself in the foot’, ‘over-the-top gloating award’ and ‘180 degree’ award. And a few more.