Posts from November 1, 2004

Voters of tomorrow

Voters of tomorrow

: Trendcentral‘s newsletter reports (no web link) on a survey of 400 youths 14-18 on politics. First, the good news:

Politics are on the lips and minds of teens:

Exit polls that don’t end

Exit polls that don’t end

: Just wondering…. Does the extended early voting in Florida and other states mean that networks’ pollsters now have to stake out the polls for days on end? What about states where mail voting is allowed — how do you perform exit polls? In a year when there are so many new voters without statistical history, what’s all this going to do to the projections on election night?

The web and the world

The web and the world

: I’ve just signed up to attend the Internet + Society confab at Harvard’s Berkman Center on Dec. 10 and 11, including much attention to international blogging with appearances by Hoder (who finally gets a visa!) and possibly some Iraqi bloggers.

Ouch

parisnavel.jpgOuch

: I innocently go to the Amazon home page to look up a book and I see a very pink ad for Paris Hilton’s jewelry. Oh what the hell….

And it’s odd that I see a lot of crosses but what can’t help grab your attention is the Paris Hilton Navel Stick.

She’s an innie. Unless she used a navel double.

Trivial political pursuit

Trivial political pursuit

: Howard Kurtz says campaign coverage was overtaken by the trivial.