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Chart shows sentiment break down of election coverage in USA Today. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: USA Today

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the topic,…

Chart shows breakdown of election coverage by the LA Times that was negative to Romney by topic and Party Affiliation. Time frame is May 1-November 6.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: Los Angeles Times

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

Chart shows VoiceShare (share of the coverage) of different newsmaker types in New York Times election coverage. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: New York Times

This post is the continuation of our media monitoring series examining coverage behavior of various media outlets during Election 2012. Today’s post discusses the statistical data analysis of the sourcing…

Chart shows the key source types in the Miami Herald front page coverage of Election 2012 from January 1 - November 6, 2012 - 450

Election Coverage Wrap-up: Miami Herald Sourcing

Today’s post explores the sourcing patterns of the Miami Herald. From January 1st through November 6th, GOP contenders and their staff had the largest VoiceShare in Miami Herald news coverage…

Chart shows the key sources in the Washington Post front page coverage of Election 2012 from January 1 - November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-up: Washington Post Sources

Today, the 4th Estate is starting a series that examines how different media covered Election 2012 on their front pages. The series will study various sourcing, sentiment and topical patterns…

Chart shows total number of quotations of election news coverage analyzed by 4thEstate. Time frame is October 22-November 11.

Election Coverage Ends as Political Coverage Shifts to Fiscal Cliff

Post-mortem coverage on the election came to a screeching halt after the results were tallied. Just five days after Election Day, from November 7-11, coverage in print, television and radio…

Chart show sentiment of statements in election coverage by selected newspapers. Time frame is October 25-November 5.

Top Newspapers Provided Little Aid To Obama in Final Stretch

In the election coverage by a handful of the nation’s top newspapers from October 25-November 5, Obama received significant negative coverage. In all of the newspapers shown in the chart…

Chart shows topic and sentiment breakdown of statements in election coverage on FOX’s Special Report With Bret Baier (only top 10 shown). Time frame is October 25-November 5.

Pre-Election Day Coverage Comparison Between MSNBC and FOX

In election coverage on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews during the final ten days prior to Election Day, there was a heavy focus on Campaign topics. Campaign Strategy consumed 23%…

Chart shows percentage of statements in election coverage from third-party newsmakers (those outside of the campaigns). Time frame is October 1-28.

Citizens Now Writing Election Narrative in Print Media

This is one of many posts from 4thestate about citizen newsmakers. We have followed the trends and patterns of citizens’ role in election media coverage deeply. Other posts about citizens…

Chart shows sentiment of coverage in MSNBC's Hardball and FOX's Special Report following the second Presidential debate. Time frame is Oct 16-19

2nd Debate Reactions from MSNBC and FOX

In the three days of coverage that followed the first Presidential debate on October 3, both MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews and FOX’s Special Report with Bret Baier were surprisingly…

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