Polls Archive

Should ordinary people take a more active role in facilitating news reporting?

  • It depends on the situation. (50%, 4 Votes)
  • Yes, it is everyone’s responsibility to help journalists. They can’t do their job well if others do not cooperate. (38%, 3 Votes)
  • No, journalists are responsible for getting the story however they have to. (12%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

Start Date: November 24, 2015 @ 12:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Should guns be allowed on campus?

  • No (82%, 18 Votes)
  • Yes (18%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

Start Date: November 6, 2015 @ 1:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do world events like the war in Syria have an influence on your day to day life?

  • Yes (100%, 1 Votes)
  • No (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 1

Start Date: November 6, 2015 @ 12:14 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Has social media made people more or less tolerant of others differences?

  • People are less tolerant. They take offense at others differences more quickly because social media promote outrage. (100%, 2 Votes)
  • People are more tolerant because they are more aware. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 2

Start Date: November 4, 2015 @ 1:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are selfies bad, or are old people excessively critical?

  • Nothing wrong with a few selfies, but people who spend excessive amounts of time taking them are horrible narcissists, and need to stop. (59%, 13 Votes)
  • There are negative aspects of modern technology, but blindly criticizing people you do not know for taking selfies is a mistake. (23%, 5 Votes)
  • Old people are just bitter because they do not understand youth culture. (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Selfies are a terrible waste of time. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

Start Date: October 16, 2015 @ 12:34 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Are you patient?

  • Yeah, I can wait. (67%, 2 Votes)
  • No, I can’t wait! I want it now! (33%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 3

Start Date: October 13, 2015 @ 10:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Does the public understand the role of journalism in society?

  • No, members of the public do not distinguish between journalism and other forms of mass communication (75%, 3 Votes)
  • People are only hearing the news sources they want to hear because of social media. (25%, 1 Votes)
  • The public takes journalists for granted as is evident in the decline of newspapers. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Yes, the public values and recognizes a free, independent, and impartial press. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The public is skeptical of the news media which is often biased. (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The public is seeking out new more reliable new sources on social media. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

Start Date: October 6, 2015 @ 10:38 am
End Date: No Expiry