Salant Papers

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Salant Papers


Richard Salant


The collected papers of Richard Salant journalist and president of the CBS news division

Items in the Salant Papers Collection

The Watchdog Role of the News Media
A part of Richard Salant's personal collection, this volume has three writers conveying the importance of the news media in a democratic society.

Early Calls of Election Results and Exit Polls
At an annual conference for AAPOR in 1984, Salant and 3 others participated in a debate on the topic of exit polls, and their value and accuracy. The following is a reprinting of their remarks by Public Opinion Quarterly