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  • CBS's new dramas continue a shift in recent years toward more character development and unconventional elements in shows whose episodes tell closed-ended stories, dubbed "procedurals" in TV jargon.

    CBS Unveils Its New Shows

  • Berlin Immobilien was previously part of the city-owned bank Bankgesellschaft Berlin and consists of about 29 closed-ended property funds that own about 38,000 residential units and 3,000 commercial properties.

    Property Battle for Gagfah

  • It was a double-blind mall intercept with a total of 440 interviews using open - and closed-ended questions, including “Did the commercial say, show, or imply anything about any unique feature of the advertised dryer?”

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Open ended questions: 22% said product will give you flat abs, lose weight/fat, gets you in shape; closed-ended said it would result in well-defined abs (65%), lost inches on the waist (58%), lost weight (43%), alternative to exercise (39%), and so on.

    Arnold & Porter Webinar on False Advertising

  • The court found the survey sufficiently reliable to survive a Daubert challenge, despite criticisms of the control, the closed-ended questions on which the expert relied, and the data analysis — all of which go to weight rather than admissibility.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Overfiltering is a defense strategy: the fewer respondents answer a closed-ended question, the less likely you are to find deception.

    Arnold & Porter Webinar on False Advertising

  • Possible objections: (1) there was yea-saying to closed-ended questions.

    Arnold & Porter Webinar on False Advertising

  • He also says he wants to do more "procedural" programs with closed-ended stories, because those perform better in repeats.

    CBS, Time Warner Name Ex-Disney Executive to Head CW

  • The possibility of learning through experience changes the tractable closed-ended EOQ problem into an intractable open-ended one.

    Sowell on Math and Economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • By far spring's most interesting, if not best realized, TV experiment, Harper's is a closed-ended, 13-hour mystery: And Then There Were None done for the Friday the 13th set.

    'Harper's Island': Enjoy the gory mystery while it lasts


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