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Chart shows source and sentiment distribution for quotes in articles that mention “war on women” March 19-April 16.

Mitt Romney Takes Front Seat in the “War on Women”

There have been a slew of articles recently that discuss the so-called “war on women”. In these articles, Mitt Romney is quoted more than anyone else, with Barack Obama close…

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White House Sets Convenient Agenda

Over the last couple of months, there has been a notable increase of mentions to social issues in the media against economy debate. This is important because whoever frames the…

Shows message distribution of sources outside of campaigns (excluding Campaign messaging) from Mar 20-Apr 10

Romney Campaign Unable to Bend Election Discourse

In the past month, the Romney campaign has discussed the Economy 33% of the time when discussing policy issues. Romney’s campaign is trying to make the case that his experience…

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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…

Almost half of statements from Obama and staff in early April were negative to Romney. Very few statements were positive toward his own campaign.

Obama Campaign Eyes Romney in Crosshairs

On March 15, 30% of total statements from Obama and his staff were positive to himself, and only 16% were Negative to Romney. From March 27th to April 5th, statements…

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Media Shifts Focus for General Election

The volume of Santorum’s total statements (VoiceShare) went from 25% in the beginning of March down to 16% in the early days of April. In this same time period Romney’s…

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Healthcare Issue Spikes in March

The percent of statements on the issue of Healthcare increased from 0% to 22% in March, with the steepest increase of 20% occurring between March 17th and March 29th (See…

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Romney On The Offensive

Since March 5th, Romney’s negative statements toward Obama (as reflected in our Newspoll(™) sample of US media) have gone from 3.5% of his attributed statements to 9%, showing a deliberate…

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Gingrich Begins Negative Crusade

One of the headlines yesterday was the fact that Mitt Romney had a supposed secret meeting with Newt Gingrich last week. It would be interesting to know exactly when this…

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Romney Already in General Election Mindset

The aggregate of negative statements by campaign shows a clear scenario of “One Against All and All Against One”, with Romney being the one. However, data shows a subtext of…

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