This post from the New York Times FiveThirtyEight blog analyzes many polls to look at Romney's post-debate bounce in the polls, along with another trend: the dwindling chances of Republicans of taking control of the U.S. Senate.
Right now we're flooded with daily polling stories and depending on the pollster, the numbers don't all look the same. I like the FIveThirtyEight blog because it crunches results from dozens of state and national polls to give readers the big picture. And ... More »
It is good journalism because it is accurate with how the polls have been from earlier this year. There really aren't ant viewpoints because it is factual information on the polls. There really aren't any references. It gives a lot of information that seems to be factual information but there are no sources cited within the article.
The main point of this article was to inform people about the way that the polls have been going in different states and a projection of how all the states will vote. There are not any new facts that have to do with this story because it was already known. The article is strongly in favor of Republicans because Democrats are only mentioned a few times and there are a lot of names of Republican politicians in the article. One quote that demonstrates about how it favors Republicans is ... More »
“The FiveThirtyEight forecast model now gives Republicans just about a 16 percent chance of winning control of the Senate. This is a precipitous drop from just two ...