If Big Brother goes to air but there are no ratings, can Seven say it succeeded?
The Daily Telegraph has increased its month-on-month traffic, while its rivals are getting less traffic now than they were a year ago (when there was *ahem* a federal election on), which means the Tele rules and Fairfax drools.
In the first of a series on those players behind the scenes who will sway the election, Crikey journalists Myriam Robin and Josh Taylor profile the pollsters.
The final results are in on the 2013 federal election -- so which pollster was closest to the mark? Our crack analyst crunches the numbers to produce some surprising results.
Labor's run of bad polling has been relieved by a relatively encouraging Nielsen result, in which a modest Coalition two-party lead is offset by an alarming disapproval rating for Tony Abbott and a thumbs-down for his handling of the AWU affair, writes William Bowe.
The latest Nielsen poll shows a modest increase for the Coalition and 95% support for a royal commission into child abuse, reports William Bowe.
Can we trust opinion polls when it comes to politics? Yes, and no. Crikey intern Frances Mao talks to pollsters and poll watchers about the vagaries of taking the nation's pulse.
The latest Nielsen poll has Julia Gillard's lead as preferred PM widened to 47-44. The latest Newspoll claims Gillard has a much more comfortable lead of 46-32, reports William Bowe.
Nielsen this week released a report into the Australian TV market, studying the viewing habits of Australians. It found an overall increase in TV viewing and a big spike in digital consumption, writes Dan Barrett.