Topic : analysts

Chart shows sentiment break down of statements by third-party newsmakers (those outside of the campaigns) on Obama and Romney’s strategy. Neutral statements not shown. Time frame is October 30-November 6.

Obama Strategy Won Over Media and Voters

Obama’s ground game. Romney’s Jeep ad. These campaign strategy topics were at the forefront of election coverage in the week leading up to Election Day. From October 30-November 6, discussion…

Chart shows percentage of statements from analysts and commentators in television coverage of the election, broken out by topic and sentiment. Time frame is June 10 – July 8.

Election Coverage on TV Lacks Substance

Political analysts and commentators have been maintaining discussion of the election on television news and talk show programs, but very little talk has to do with actual policy. The majority…