Topic : citizens

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 coverage by NPR, Print and TV outlets in 4th Estate’s statistical data sample broken down by newsmaker type. Campaign newsmakers excluded. Only top 5 newsmaker types shown. Time frame is May 1-November 6.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: NPR

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 amount of coverage dedicated to the Economy, Taxes, Entitlements and Social Issues by the Wall Street Journal compared with all other print outlets in 4thEstate’s statistical data sample. Time frame is May 1-November 6, 2012.

Election Coverage Wrap-Up: The Wall Street Journal

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 percentage of statements from citizen newsmakers broken down by topic (only top 10 shown) and sentiment. Time frame is October 30-November 6.

Citizens Were Critical of Obama Character and Economy in Final Week

On November 1, 4thEstate published a post about Citizen newsmakers gaining VoiceShare in print election coverage. They played an increasingly larger role in writing the election narrative as Election Day…

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 percentage of statements with sentiment from citizen newsmakers. Neutral statements excluded from dataset. Time frame is Oct 3-Oct 21.

Hey, Citizens are Starting to Like Romney

Throughout the majority of this year’s Presidential campaign, Obama had led the likability contest among those voters who have been amplified by the media (i.e. they have been sued as…

Chart shows percentage of statements in election coverage that came from Citizen newsmakers. Time frame is May 1 – August 17.

Before Ryan Selection, Citizens Were Gaining VoiceShare

Up until Ryan was picked to be Mitt Romney’s running mate, Citizen VoiceShare was increasing steadily for the first time since mid-June. As was the case during the GOP primaries,…

Chart shows percentage of statements from men and women newsmakers in print coverage of the election. “Other” represents statements from organizations or groups such as think tanks or corporations. Excludes statements from presidential candidates.

Gender Gap Update

Since The 4thEstate Project published the Gender Gap Report on June 1, there has been a slight increase in female VoiceShare in print coverage of the election. In the month…

Chart shows topic and sentiment distribution of statements about Mitt Romney by citizens in media coverage of the election. Time frame is April 13 – June 16.

Obama Leads Likeability Contest Among Citizens

Citizens have expressed much less concern about Obama’s character than they have about Romney’s. While both candidates have received more negative coverage on their character than positive, Romney’s character is…

Chart shows top 10 topics with sentiment distribution that citizen newsmakers have toward Mitt Romney. Time Frame is April 11 – May 21.

Romney’s Character a Problem for Citizens

4thEstate published a post on April 1 that highlighted how the media was amplifying that citizens favored Santorum’s personality over Romney’s, over which they were repeatedly quoted as being skeptical…

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