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Charts show coverage of the economy over time, as a percentage of each newspapers total election coverage. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012

Coverage of the Economy Among Top Newspapers

In today’s post, we are analyzing the coverage of the economy by top national print outlets from January to November. In the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the…

Chart shows coverage of Social Issues over time. Time frame is Jan 1-Nov 6, 2012.

Coverage of Social Issues Among Top Newspapers

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

Chart shows sentiment of election coverage by the Boston Globe. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: Boston Globe vs Chicago Tribune

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 sentiment…

Chart shows percentage of statements from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in election coverage by each newspaper. Time frame is June 1 – September 27.

Candidate VoiceShare in Print Coverage Slanted Toward Romney

In print coverage of the election, a significant portion of the attributed statements are from the two candidates. Mitt Romney has had significantly higher VoiceShare among major print outlets’ election…

Chart shows percent of positive statements toward each candidate out of total coverage in each print outlet. Time frame is April 17 – July 11.

Top Print Outlets Amplify Very Little Positive Coverage

The top national print outlets covering the election have been amplifying very little positive coverage toward Obama and Romney since late April. The topics on which each candidate is receiving…

Chart shows sentiment of statements in articles on the election toward Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Percentage of neutral statements not shown. Time frame is April 17 – June 23.

New York Times vs. Boston Globe Coverage

The New York Times and Boston Globe both amplify more negative sentiment than positive about the two candidates thus far in their respective coverage of the General Election. The candidate…

Chart shows percentage of statements about the top 5 topics among the top 5 newspapers in the past month. “Other” represents all topics outside of the top 5. Time frame is May 17 – June 14.

Top Newspapers Show Different Coverage Foci

Coverage by topic is extremely varied among the top five newspapers who reported on the presidential election in the past month. While all five newspapers share the same five topics…

Chart shows percentage of statements about Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the San Francisco Chronicle and Boston Globe. “Other” represents statements about neither candidate. Time frame is May 1 – May 29.

Marked Contrast in SF Chronicle vs. Boston Globe Coverage

In the month of May, the coverage of the Presidential Election candidates was markedly different between the San Francisco Chronicle and the Boston Globe. In the San Francisco Chronicle, 70%…

Mitt Romney sentiment shows drastic difference between major papers in his two home states

Why is Detroit Free Press Twice as Positive Toward Romney than Boston Globe?

From January 1 to the present, sentiment toward Mitt Romney has been very different between the two major newspapers of his native home state, Michigan (Detroit Free Press) and his…

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