It seems the media is more interested in Mitt Romney than Barack Obama. Election coverage in print, radio and television media have amplified more quotes from Romney and his campaign than from Obama and his campaign.

Romney Campaign Has Gotten More Coverage Than Obama Campaign

Chart shows percent of statements from Romney and his campaign officials, and Obama and his campaign officials in total coverage of Print, Radio and TV.  Time frame is May 1 – July 15.

Chart shows percent of statements from Romney and his campaign officials, and Obama and his campaign officials in total coverage of Print, Radio and TV. Time frame is May 1 – July 15.

Since May 1st, the Romney campaign has had a greater VoiceShare than the Obama campaign. In Print, Radio, and TV, Romney and his campaign staff have an average of 3% more statements in election coverage than the Obama campaign. The largest difference is in print coverage, where Romney and his staff have 6% more statements than Obama and his staff.

Mitt Is Covered More Than Barack

Chart shows percent of statements from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in total coverage of Print, Radio and TV.  Time frame is May 1 – July 15.

Chart shows percent of statements from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in total coverage of Print, Radio and TV. Time frame is May 1 – July 15.

Looking at the candidates by themselves, the ratio is even more skewed toward Romney. Statements from Mitt Romney make up a greater percentage than statements from Barack Obama, in all mediums. Again, the most significant difference exists in print media, where 40% of the statements have come from Mitt Romney and just 26% have come from Barack Obama.