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A Matter of Facts podcast: Univ. of Delaware's David Wilson on polling

Sep 25, 2020

In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities' podcast– A Matter of Facts – delves into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming. In season 2 of the podcast, it examines more closely popular sources of news and information.

This week on The Green, we bring you the fourth episode of season 2 of A Matter of Facts  – featuring a conversation about polls with the University of Delaware's David Wilson.


Wilson is a professor of Political Science and International Relations and Senior associate dean for Social Sciences at UD.

His work focuses on polls, public opinions, and political psychology, including people use of information about race, gender and social groups to formulate opinions.

Delaware Public Media is proud to produe A Matter of Facts with Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming 

Delaware Humanities also thanks the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for its generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for its partnership.