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Chart shows percentage of statements about different topics among top 5 print journalists since May 1. “Other” represents topics out of the top 5 for each journalist. Top journalists determined by highest quantity of articles written about the election. Time frame is May 1 – July 6.

How Top Election Journalists Are Framing Their Coverage

The top journalists who frame election topics in major newspapers have different coverage foci. While some have similar patterns, others seem to have their own agenda. In the past two…

Chart shows VoiceShare of female newsmakers (percent of statements from females) in articles of the top fifteen print journalists (based on statement volume per journalist) with statements from candidates excluded from sample (red) and included (blue). Time Frame is Nov 1 – May 15.

Gender Gap Among Top Print Journalists

Statements from female newsmakers only make up 20% or more of statements in articles from four of the top ten journalists when candidate statements are excluded. Aaron Gould Sheinin of…

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

High Profile Journalists Disregard Citizens

Statements from citizen newsmakers only make up more than 25% of statements in articles from four of the top ten journalists when candidate statements are excluded. Aaron Gould Sheinin of…

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