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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:49

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Give a boy a bad name ...

Another ludicrous survey from our friends at 72Point, swallowed whole by The Sun, Daily Mirror, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Record and the Daily Mail online.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 07/09/2010 - 09:25

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Everyman his own auditor?

David Walker, Director of Communications at the soon-to-be-abolished Audit Commission, has written an interesting

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 16/08/2010 - 12:30

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Sex survey hits a duff note

Our old friends at the PR agency 72 point, who carry out all those “surveys

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 09/04/2010 - 16:34

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Cut-and-Paste journalists create a myth

“Rise of the high-flying wives who leave hubby in the home” wrote the Daily Mail.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 25/03/2010 - 17:54

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Dodgy doings down the Devon lanes

Here’s an amazing fact, courtesy of our old friends OnePoll, creators of surveys for the PR industry.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 22/03/2010 - 10:43

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They’re out of sorts in Sunderland...

But the rage in Ely knows no bounds. It’s all the result of a survey by Travelodge, published last week, which listed the UK’s ten least visited cities.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 08/03/2010 - 16:29

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How to satisfy the sleepyheads on national newsdesks

Some newspapers today ran a “survey” showing that we get too little sleep – just six hours seven minutes a night.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 22/02/2010 - 14:07

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Obesity claims inflated again

Slimming World warned last week that people in the East Midlands are the fattest in the UK, while those in London are the slimmest. None are exactly svelte, mind.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 21/01/2010 - 13:59

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Getting the needle

More than three quarters of US medical students believe that Western medicine would benefit from integrating more complementary and alternative therapies and ideas.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 23/06/2009 - 16:18

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A Sense of Place: national survey fails to overcome apathy

 Four out of five people are satisfied with their local area as a place to live, a new survey published today by the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) has found. But issues about how the survey was designed and carried out, together with an embarrassingly low response rate to some questions, suggest we shouldn’t attach too much importance to the findings.