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Social media’s influence on political polling investigated by committee

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12 September 2017

The Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media takes evidence from Demos and academics in its second public evidence session.

Witnesses

Tuesday 12 September in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
At 10.45am

  • Professor Susan Banducci, University of Exeter
  • Carl Miller, Demos

At 11.45am

  • Professor Jane Green, University of Manchester
  • Professor Chris Hanretty, Royal Holloway, University of London

Areas of discussion

The sessions focus on the impact of social media on political opinion polling, the prospect for social media analysis to provide an alternative to traditional approaches to analysing public opinion and how the media reports on opinion polls when they are published.

Further information

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