Gender Gap Report

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Newsroom Diversity

The latest in our infographic series shows that over 93% of front page print articles, covering the 2012 Presidential Election, were written by white reporters. The percentage of articles written…

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Simple Republican Math: United They Stand, Divided They Fall

The latest infographic in our series charts an interesting relationship between polling data and our source sentiment data. The infographic demonstrates that when Republicans (in the aggregate as a group)…


Liberal Media Bias: Fact or Fiction

Our data does not support the thesis of a liberal media bias as it relates to Election 2012 coverage. If anything, our analysis suggests a media bias towards both Mitt…


Silenced: Gender Gap in Election Coverage

Silenced: Gender Gap in Election Coverage Women are significantly under-represented in 2012 election coverage in major media outlets. In our analysis of news stories and transcripts from the past 6…

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Ryans Right Stuff: Why did Romney pick Paul Ryan?

On Saturday, August 11th, Mitt Romney announced that Paul Ryan would be his running mate. On the Friday before, we had thrown out what turned out to be a lame…