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Charts show coverage of the economy over time, as a percentage of each newspapers total election coverage. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012

Coverage of the Economy Among Top Newspapers

In today’s post, we are analyzing the coverage of the economy by top national print outlets from January to November. In the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the…

Chart shows discussion of economy over time by Obama, Romney and All Other Newsmakers. Trend lines are based on percentage of discussion on economy out of total discussion from each newsmaker. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Beyond the Candidates

Today’s post breaks down the coverage of three different newsmakers: Obama, Romney, and everyone else (All Other Newsmakers) and their coverage on the economy. The chart below displays the percentage…

Chart shows sentiment break down of election coverage in USA Today. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: USA Today

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the topic,…

Chart shows coverage of Social Issues over time. Time frame is Jan 1-Nov 6, 2012.

Coverage of Social Issues Among Top Newspapers

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the coverage of Social Issues among…

Word Cloud displays top 100 words using in election coverage of the General Election. Word size signifies frequency in coverage. Common words “think” and “know” are excluded. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

The Language of Election 2012

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the language used in coverage of…

Chart shows sentiment of election coverage by the Boston Globe. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: Boston Globe vs Chicago Tribune

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sentiment…

Chart shows coverage by NPR, Print and TV outlets in 4th Estate’s statistical data sample broken down by newsmaker type. Campaign newsmakers excluded. Only top 5 newsmaker types shown. Time frame is May 1-November 6.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: NPR

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

Chart shows breakdown of election coverage by the LA Times that was negative to Romney by topic and Party Affiliation. Time frame is May 1-November 6.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: Los Angeles Times

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

Chart shows amount of coverage dedicated to the Economy, Taxes, Entitlements and Social Issues by the Wall Street Journal compared with all other print outlets in 4thEstate’s statistical data sample. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: The Wall Street Journal

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

Chart shows distribution of election coverage by The San Francisco Chronicle by topic. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap Up: San Francisco Chronicle

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

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