As an employee of the MSM, I can safely say the following:
— Most reporters tend to be more liberal. Usually, they make less money
— Most editors tend to be more centrist. Pay bump is good.
— Most execs tend towards the GOP. They can afford it.
Hi Amber Lisa… you got it right. Though there’s a danger that people don’t turn out if they think it’s over early (an old but good article on it: http://articles.latimes.com/1988-11-08/news/mn-313_1_exit-poll). However, I’d argue it’s disingenuous to pretend something is close when it’s isn’t.
Hi Jeff… It’s a fair point. As the saying goes with data (or really anything), garbage in, garbage out.
In this case, though, I tried to factor in three things: