chapter  27
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Pollprop: Court of Last Resort

Overwhelmed by mediaprop, and perplexed by the multiversity around them, publics often look to the polls to inform them about what others are thinking. When pol/prop is intrusive and creates agendas that are responsive only to exclusive interests, it is producing oldprop. However, when it responds to diversity and is sensitive to nuances in values and perspectives, it enables the popular culture to communicate its problems clearly, and this is newprop.