[ANALYSIS] Hindi hawak ng surveys ang kapalaran ng Pilipinas

Ngayong 2022, naglipana ang samut-saring surveys. Bukod sa kilalang Social Weather Stations (SWS) at Pulse Asia, marami pang ibang survey firms na nagsulputang parang kabute. Ang tanong: sino sa kanila ang dapat pakinggan at paniwalaan? Sino ang dapat ma-feature sa TV o radyo? Gaano ka-accurate ang mga numerong kanilang inilalabas? Unang una, dapat tingnan ang … Read more

[OPINION] Surveys as oracles

‘It is worth asking if the surveys of Pulse Asia are accurate enough, or worse, willingly used to carry uninformed hordes of bandwagoners to the polls’ The past three decades have seen the surfacing of election surveys as a tool, not just for pulsing voting preferences, but for establishing trends that unduly lead the public … Read more

The emergence of political polling through ‘kalye surveys’

“The Emergence of Political Polling Through Kalye Surveys” is a study presented by the authors in a #FactsFirstPH research briefing held on March 25, 2022. The full copy of the research is reposted with permission from the authors. First of 3 parts Kalye surveys are primarily person-on-the-street interviews that basically ask respondents their presidential vote … Read more

Kalye surveys introduce bias, misinforms viewers, creates groupthink – study

MANILA, Philippines – A new study found that kalye surveys or on-spot street interviews, which continue to traction on YouTube, devi from the gold standard of surveys. They introduce bias, lead to viewer misinformation, and create groupthink, among others. The study, entitled “The Emergence of Political Polling Through Kalye Surveys,” was conducted by associate professor … Read more