Opinion by Mark Goldfeder, special to CNN (CNN) - To the team of researchers, Eugene Goostman seemed like a nice Jewish boy from Odessa, Ukraine. In fact, he was a computer. In convincing some of the researchers that Goostman was real, the computer program became the first to pass the Turing Test for artificial intelligence. […]
(CNN) – Unfavorable opinions of Chris Christie have doubled over the past year, according to a new national poll. A Pew Research Center survey released Monday also indicates that a majority who've heard about the George Washington Bridge controversy say that they don't believe the New Jersey governor when he says he wasn't aware of […]
Video still by PBS NewsHour A CNN/ Opinion Research poll released Monday showed 82 percent of Americans oppose the war in Afghanistan, the greatest rate of opposition to a conflict in recent American history. Opposition during the Iraq and Vietnam wars never rose above seven in 10 Americans, according to CNN.
According to a just-published Pew Research study, 85% of MSNBC's airtime is devoted to opinions and commentary, with only CNN delivering more than 50% "factual reporting" out of the three cable networks examined. Breitbart is doing cartwheels: "MSNBC is everything that progressives imagine Fox to be. Show More Summary
Pew Study Finds MSNBC the Most Opinionated Cable News Channel By Far Analysis I find that "Democracy Now" is a higher quality "progressive leaning" media source than is "MSNBC".The difference is between "The Machine Progressive" (MSNBC) and "The Unattached Progressive" (Democracy Now). Show More Summary
If television viewers want more unbiased, in-depth reporting, a new poll by the Pew Research Center certainly doesn't show it. The fastest growing cable news network is the one that consists of 85 percent opinion programming: MSNBC. Fox News, which features 55 percent commentary, is still the cable news king. Show More Summary
Three new polls today show that President Obama is leading in Ohio. CNN/Opinion Research has Obama up by four points, 50-46. ARG has Obama up two points, 47-49. Purple Strategies also has Obama up two, 46-44.
(David Bernstein) The four most recent likely voter polls at RealClearPolitics.com are as follows: CNN/Opinion Research 9/28 – 9/30 783 LV 3.5 50 47 Obama +3 ABC News/Wash Post 9/26 – 9/29 813 LV 4.0 49 47 Obama +2 Politico/GWU/BattleG 9/24 – 9/27 1000 LV 3.1 49 47 Obama +2 Rasmussen Tracking 9/28 – 9/30 1500 LV [...]
Obama got a bounce in a new CNN/Opinion Research poll. He’s up 52-46% among likely voters. That’s up from the 48-48% tie in the poll just before the conventions. But in a new Washington Post-ABC poll, Obama got a bounce with all voters -- but not one with likely voter …
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll finds 70% of Republicans nationally are satisfied with Mitt Romney as their party's presidential nominee with 30% wishing for someone else. Said pollster Keating Holland: "Historically, that figure is not bad. Show More Summary
by Thaddeus Baklinski PRINCETON, New Jersey, August 27, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) for CNN shows that a majority of Americans say abortion should be prohibited in some or all circumstances. The poll of 1,055 adult Americans, conducted on August 22-23, found that 35% said…
A new Time/CNN/Opinion Research poll in North Carolina finds President Obama and Mitt Romney locked in a virtual dead heat with Romney up 48% to 47% among likely voters.
A new Time/CNN/Opinion Research poll in Florida shows President Obama leading Mitt Romney by four points among likely voters, 50% to 46%.
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll shows President Obama leading Mitt Romney by just two points among likely voters, 49% to 47%. Josh Marshall: "If you look at the number for registered voters it's a 9 point Obama margin. What that means...Show More Summary
A new CNN/Opinion Research survey in Wisconsin shows President Obama still leading Mitt Romney, 49% to 45%, despite the addition of native son Paul Ryan to the GOP ticket. A Rasmussen survey finds Romney just ahead 48% to 47%.
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll finds optimism about how things are going in the country now at 36% -- down seven points from April -- with 63% saying things are going poorly. In addition, the number of people who say that the economy...Show More Summary
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll finds President Obama leading Mitt Romney nationally by seven points, 52% to 45%. Key findings: "Romney's favorable rating has remained steady (47% now compared to 48% in July), his unfavorable rating has jumped from 42% last month to 48% now. The president's 56%-42% favorable-unfavorable rating now is little changed from July."
This morning, CNN newsman Anderson Cooper announced that he is gay, "always have been, always will be." In response, Brent Bozell, president of the conservative media watchdog Media Research Center, pecked out an utterly obnoxious tweet:...Show More Summary
A new CNN/Opinion Research survey finds American voters are evenly divided on last week's health care ruling, with 50% saying they agree with the Supreme Court's decision and 49% saying they disagree. Voters are also split on the individual mandate itself with 48% favoring it and 51% opposing it.
A new CNN/Opinion Research poll finds Mitt Romney's favorable ratings have risen to 48%, up sharply from 34% during the heat of the divisive GOP presidential primaries. However, Romney still trails President Obama who currently has a 56% favorable rating.