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Somethings float in the air, political hot-takes don’t

Reading the Polls: how to home-brew political hot-takes

A few weeks ago, the polls were suggesting that Trump was suddenly even. Wow, how this has changed. Should you tune into your cable news outlet to see some talking heads say words at each other? Naw. You should make your own news. It really isn’t too difficult to cook up evidence based “hot-takes” that are more interesting and more accurate than those you see on television.

Associate Professor of Social Media. Oregon State University. Read my book: Selling Social Media (Bloomsbury Academic), 2018.

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