CBS Evening News Ignores Own Poll

Critics have long charged that the media uses polls to push their own agenda.

Of course, when CBS does a poll showing Bush pulling ahead of Kerry by 3 points, but CBS doesn’t air those results after airing earlier results that help Kerry, that charge seems harder to shake.

When a CBS News poll found John Kerry leading George W. Bush by 48 to 43 percent amongst registered voters, Dan Rather reported it on the February 16 CBS Evening News, and when another CBS News poll two weeks ago put Kerry up by a mere one point over Bush, by 47 to 46 percent with registered voters, the February 28 CBS Evening News highlighted the finding. But on Monday… the CBS Evening News didn

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  1. Rodney Dill March 19, 2004
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