Topic: Outlets

Chart shows VoiceShare of citizen newsmakers (percent of statements from citizens) in articles of the top ten print newspapers (based on statement volume per newspaper) with statements from candidates excluded from sample (red) and included (blue). Time Frame is Nov 1 – May 15.

Citizens Lack Voice Among Top Newspapers

Including candidate statements (blue), citizen VoiceShare does not rise above 20%, hovering just above 10% for the majority of the top newspapers. The worst offender among top newspapers is the…

Chart shows sentiment distribution of statements about Newt Gingrich from top five corporations that covered him. Excludes statements from Gingrich made about himself.

NewsCorp Not Only Media Corporation That Was Anti-Gingrich

On May 3 we posited the question “Were Murdoch and NewsCorp Slanted in Favor of Romney and Against Gingrich?”. This was in response to Gingrich’s claim that “Fox has been…

Chart shows distribution of coverage of the top five policy issues, excluding campaign-centric coverage. The ‘Other’ category represents policy issues not in the top five. Time frame is February 27 – May 5.

CNN and Fox News Programs Amplify Different Policy Issues

Two nightly news programs on different networks – Fox’s Special Report with Brett Baier and CNN’s John King USA – have varying foci of coverage on policy issues. Over one…

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Were Murdoch and NewsCorp Anti-Gingrich?

On April 11, Gingrich made the claim that “Fox has been for Romney all the way through”. 4thEstate NewsPoll data shows that coverage of Gingrich among NewsCorp outlets shows that…

Chart Shows volume and sentiment of statements about Gingrich from top 10 national newspapers, including Atlanta Journal Constitution, New York Times and Washington Post. January 2-April 26.

Gingrich Heavily Favored at Home

Georgia’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution showed hometown hero Newt Gingrich considerable favoritism. 34% of Gingrich’s coverage was positive, significantly higher than any other national newspaper. The volume of statements about Gingrich was…

Chart Shows total volume of quotes in print articles about the election from GNI’s NewsPoll sample.

Print Coverage Volume Hits Lowest Point Since January

With Santorum out of the race for Republican nominee, Mitt Romney has unofficially claimed the spot.  This has caused media coverage to evaporate and hit its lowest point since the…

Mitt Romney sentiment shows drastic difference between major papers in his two home states

Why is Detroit Free Press Twice as Positive Toward Romney than Boston Globe?

From January 1 to the present, sentiment toward Mitt Romney has been very different between the two major newspapers of his native home state, Michigan (Detroit Free Press) and his…

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NPR First to Reach General Election Mode

Rick Santorum officially dropped out of the race today, but as noted in a previous post, the mainstream media as a group behaved as if the race was over for…

Rick Santorum anger at New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny does not consider the relatively positive coverage his campaign has been getting compared to Romney or Gingrich.

Reporter Ruffles Santorum’s Feathers

Recent web videos show Rick Santorum getting upset with a New York Times reporter, Jeff Zeleny. While one can argue whether Santorum should have gotten upset with the reporter’s seeming…

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Romney Forced Off Message Trying to Defend his Character

Romney’s main message and credibility come from his prowess on economic issues, however, he has been forced off this message (green) to defend his position  in the race (yellow) and…

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