Conducting a Poll
In this section, we’ll take a look at polling, a common activity on the Web:
News organizations often conduct polls on current events: Which candidate do you plan to vote for? How would you assess the president’s handling of foreign policy? Is the economy in good shape?
Sports sites ask for predictions: Who will win the World Series? the Super Bowl? the World Cup? Who’s the best athlete of the last decade? Do you think the designated hitter rule should be eliminated?
Polls enable you to gather feedback about your site or your organization: How easy was it to find what you needed on our Web site? How would you grade our customer service? Do you think our news coverage is objective or biased?
Ratings are a natural use for polls: ...