A Fox News executive sent a memo Tuesday afternoon reminding television producers and the politics team that unscientific online polls "do not meet our editorial standards."
Dana Blanton, the vice president of public-opinion research at Fox News, explained in the memo obtained by Business Insider that "online 'polls' like the one on Drudge, Time, etc. where people can opt-in or self-select … are really just for fun.
"These quickie click items do not meet our editorial standards."
Standards. The post Fox News memo to staff: Stop promoting unscientific garbage online polls about who won the debate appeared first on Hot Air.
In a memo Tuesday, Fox News vice president of public-opinion research Dana Blanton reminded the network's talent that online post-debates polls were unscientific and should not be cited in their reporting.
In a memo sent out on Tuesday afternoon, Fox News executive Dana Blanton had to remind the network’s politics team and TV producers that they were not to use unscientific polls in their reporting. She explained in the memo obtained ...