This week’s featured link: Aviation and the Media Survey There’s a lot of bad reporting out there about aviation, and now the American Aviation Institute is trying to get feedback on the aviation news media in this survey. This is meant for people who are close to the industry only. I’m not being compensated for this. I just hope that a healthy response with clear results could help to improve media coverage of this industry. (There’s always hope…) Two for the ...
NEW DELHI: Nearly a month into his tenure, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's popularity has soared with his swoop on illegal abattoirs and "anti-Romeo" drives capturing the public imagination, a survey has claimed. The decisions, that critics said were components of a larger saffron project, enjoy a high degree of popularity among the people, suggested the survey that was conducted among 2,000 respondents spread across 20 districts of the state. Adityanath's driv...
A survey has found that – despite a supernova of criticism – most regular people had a favorable view of the Kendall Jenner/social jutsice ad that got pulled by Pepsi. According to a survey of more than 2,000 people done by Morning Consult, almost half of respondents liked the company more after the commercial. Only 25% expressed dissatisfaction with the brand. The research also examined how people of different races perceived the commercial and the ad. Contrary to assertions that P...
Vice – the try-hard news site beloved by stoners and guys with tattoos – is considered revoltingly uncool by young people, a major survey of US teens has found. The “edgy” media outlet came second-last in a survey of 123 different brands, being thrashed by the likes of Sunglass Hut, Target and, erm, United Airlines. In fact, the only brand that Vice managed to beat was the Wall Street Journal, which hardly counts teenagers as its target audience.   Vice’s dia...
People seriously love their iPhone -- so much so that Apple was just rated the world's "most intimate brand." In other words Apple is the one brand people feel like they have the strongest emotional connection with. The post The Apple of customers’ eye: Survey dubs iPhone maker “most intimate brand” appeared first on Digital Trends.
For the 14th year in a row, Canon has remained the top seller for interchangeable lens cameras, according to surveys by the company. So what keeps the firm going, and what's next? The post Survey: Canon the top seller for interchangeable lens cameras — again appeared first on Digital Trends.
In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, passengers leave a departure area after arriving at Logan International Airport in Boston. Some international travelers are citing politics as a factor in whether to visit the U.S. this year. Michael Dwyer / Associated PressSkift Take: Brand USA had so many past survey respondents scribbling in politics as a factor making it less likely they would visit the United States that the tourism body made it a new multiple choice option. In the head-scratching category, Ch...
The American public now trusts advertisements more than reporting by the mainstream media, according to a new survey. 61% of internet users surveyed by YouGov said they trust the ads they read – while faith in the ability of the news media to tell the truth continues to plummet. The advertising survey results – reported by eMarketer – show that the proportion of people who trust advertising has actually increased – by 11% since 2014. By contrast, surveys gauging levels of...
NAGPUR: A survey found that untouchability or other forms of discrimination on the basis of caste were still prevalent in 450 villages in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, an RSS leader said today. Caste-wise separate wells, temples and crematoriums still existed in these villages, said Deepak Tamshettiwar, Vidarbha `prant karyavah' of RSS here today. Tamshettiwar was addressing a press conference following the recently-concluded `chintan shibir' of RSS at Coimbatore. The survey was con...
CHINESE cities are becoming cheaper to live in globally following the yuan’s depreciation against the US dollar, a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit showed yesterday. Shanghai’s ranking fell five places but it remained the most expensive city on China’s mainland, followed by Shenzhen and Dalian. Beijing’s spot dropped the most in the past year, falling 16 places to 31st in the global ranking, the EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living Survey revealed. “The...
MUMBAI: Maharashtra’s economy is slated to grow at 9.4 per cent in the fiscal year 2016-17 while the state is expected to register a huge jump in the growth of agriculture and allied sectors, the state’s economic survey has revealed. In 2015-16, Maharashtra’s economy grew at the rate of 8.5 per cent. The state’s agriculture growth, however, was in the negative that year at minus 4.6 per cent and it is expected to grow at 12.5 percent this year, the Economic Survey stated...
NEW DELHI: Reacting to the results of exit polls for the elections to five state Assemblies, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said the exit polls and polls surveys are all ‘bogus’ as they are conducted to improve Television Rating Point (TRP).    “Exit polls, polls surveys they are all false. And all these frauds are conducted to improve their TRPs therefore I don’t subscribe to any of these surveys. I never paid attention to them and neither will I g...
CHENNAI: The Congress is poised to win a slight majority or just fall short of it in the Punjab Assembly election, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) a close second and the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance a distant third, as per a poll survey done by People’s Pulse, a fieldwork-based political research organization. The survey forecasts 53-58 seats for the Congress, 42-46 for AAP and a dismal 10-15 for the SAD-BJP in the 117-member Assembly. Seen against the drift of the exit polls in...
NEW DELHI: Religious leaders in India do not enjoy immunity from the corruption tag with a survey showing today that 71 per cent people see 'some or all of them' as corrupt, though the police tops the chart at 85 per cent. In the survey conducted by anti-graft group Transparency International, only 14 per cent Indians said none of the religious leaders were involved in corruption, while another 15 per cent did not know about their corrupt practices. Across the Asia Pacific region, reli...
NEW DELHI: As Modi government’s flagship project Swachh Bharat has reached half way mark, an online survey has raised questions on the role of municipal bodies and participation of youth in it. While 75% people say their municipal corporation is not properly engaged in the mission, 58 % of them feel children and youth in their areas are not following Swachch Bharat values. More than 15,000 people participated in the survey by the Local Circles, the agency which has been submitting re...
NEW DELHI: In a bid to arrive at an authentic database of aquatic life, the Centre has initiated the first ever across-the-river survey in Ganga. The Centre also aims to know the exact population of the endangered Gangetic doplhin. “The survey is aimed to create a baseline scientific data of aquatic life to help the agencies to take suitable measures to improve quality of the river water,” the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has said. The NMCG has stated that the first part...
NEW DELHI: India’s cities are not poised to handle urbanization well and a survey reveals several systemic inadequacies in urban governance that could affect public service delivery. The Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) 2016 by civil society group Janaagraha released Tuesday looks at 83 governance parameters based on the City-Systems framework, shows that Indian cities score between 2.1and 4.4 on 10, as against the global benchmarks of London and New York, which score 9...
PATNA: Bihar remains one of the fastest growing States in the country as the growth momentum of the State’s economy continued last year, said state finance minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui on Thursday. Presenting the economic survey for 2016-17 in the State Assembly on the opening day of the budget session, Siddiqui said that though the base year was changed by Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) to 2011-12 to calculate both state and national GDP, Bihar’s growth rate remains better ...
NEW DELHI: The outcome of the integrated sample survey of livestock during July-October 2016 has revealed that India registered growth of five per cent to nine per cent for milk, egg and meat productions respectively in the country. While Uttar Pradesh is the top state for milk and meat productions, Tamil Nadu has been ranked top state in the case of eggs. The Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday released the outcome of the survey during the rainy season last year, which covered 15 per cent samp...
Barack Obama has been whisked to a very good table at the club of former presidents, according to a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians published on Friday. Obama’s 12th-place ranking only a month after leaving office is the best for any president since Ronald Reagan, who ranks ninth in the new survey. The list updates previous C-SPAN surveys compiled in 2009 and 2000. Historians gave Obama high marks for pursuing equality, managing the economy, public persuasion and “moral...