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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 04:36 PM

CBS doesn't care: still has false exit poll results after 3 weeks

Over 2 weeks ago, I told CBS they had mistakes in the exit poll they had put on the web, which are unbelievable. For instance, they claim that blacks aged 45-64 formed 29% of the entire electorate, and split 61%-38% in favour of Romney.

http://www.cbsnews.com/election-results-2012/exit.shtml?state=US&race=P&jurisdiction=0&party=G&tag=contentBody;exitLink
(see 'Age by Race'; comparison with the CNN publication of it shows the figures above are for the white 45-64 category; but they have, for instance, got the white 18-29 category correct).

They still haven't bothered fixing it, so it looks like they're going to leave inaccurate figures up forever. For a company that is supposed to be a major news provider, it's piss poor. Other people are going to start using those figures some time, and may not notice some of the mistakes.

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