Martin Plissner
Martin Plissner

Martin Plissner is former executive political director of CBS News and the author of The Control Room—How Television Calls the Shots in Presidential Elections.

Politics
Nov. 4 2004 11:07 AMIn Defense of Exit PollsYou just don't know how to use them.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Nov. 6 2002 7:42 PMDon't Blame the Exit PollsThey didn't cause Election Night problems on Tuesday or in 2000.
Politics
March 3 2004 2:00 PMEdwards' Exit-Poll ExitWhy and how the candidate bailed out.
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Feb. 9 2016 1:49 PM The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.