Monday, December 29, 2014

The headline says: "Chinese Viewers Mostly Give Thumbs Up for ‘The Interview’"

The evidence for this headline is this: "“Perfect, the greatest film in history, all hail Sony,” read one online comment. Said another, “Their ability to amuse is out of this galaxy,” referring to the film’s stars, Seth Rogen and James Franco."  Why does one need public opinion surveys when New York Times correspondents can provide samples (representative, I am sure) of on-line commentary?