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Online surveys are: a) useless b)useless
March 20, 1998
BY DAN GILLMOR
Mercury News Technology Columnist
PLEASE respond to the following survey question.
Online polls are:
It makes no difference to me, or to the usefulness of the result, which
answer you picked, even though ``meaningless'' was closest to the
correct response. Online polls, like call-in votes run by some radio
stations and news organizations (including this one from time to time),
are pretty much bogus.
I bring this up because of a survey being conducted this week, with
great fanfare, on the MSNBC Web site. It purports to measure attitudes