Brian Stelter mocked for posting CNN poll showing the network as a trusted source

If you want a poll showing people approve or disapprove of something, you can probably find it with relative ease.

Polls, for a variety or reasons – sample size, question order, wording of question – can be easily augmented to show just about anything you want. So, when CNN’s Brian Stelter posted a poll showing pleasing results for CNN, a poll conducted by CNN, he was expectedly and rightfully mocked.

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