Topic : Election 2012

Shows spike in discussion of Foreign Policy connected to anniversary of Bin Laden's death

Anniversary of Bin Laden’s Death Sparks Election Moshpit

Marking the one year anniversary of Osama Bin Laden’s death, Barack Obama and Joe Biden used the accomplishment to attack Mitt Romney on his foreign policy record. Even Bill Clinton…

Chart shows VoiceShare percentage of Obama and Romney from January 2-May 1

Obama’s Rising Influence

In the final weeks of February and in early March, Obama’s VoiceShare was just pushing 10%. However, his VoiceShare has steadily increased since that point and last week he reached…

Chart shows sentiment distribution of statements Positive to Romney and Negative to Obama, from Mitt Romney between the dates of March 30-April 26.

Romney Increases Anti-Obama Sentiment

Since Rick Santorum dropped out of the race on April 10, Mitt Romney has become very negative toward Obama on the Economy. From April 6-8, before Santorum dropped out, only…

Chart Shows volume and sentiment of statements about Gingrich from top 10 national newspapers, including Atlanta Journal Constitution, New York Times and Washington Post. January 2-April 26.

Gingrich Heavily Favored at Home

Georgia’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution showed hometown hero Newt Gingrich considerable favoritism. 34% of Gingrich’s coverage was positive, significantly higher than any other national newspaper. The volume of statements about Gingrich was…

Chart shows positive and negative sentiment of coverage toward Newt Gingrich from Jan 2-Apr 15.

Newt Gingrich’s Biggest Fan Was… Himself

Today we are comparing GNI NewsPoll data results of Newt Gingrich’s media coverage with that of the Pew Research Center Project for Excellence in Journalism’s (PEJ) in their study on…

Santorum Enjoyed Three Spikes in Coverage

Citizens Give Santorum Visibility

We have spent the last few days comparing 4thEstate results to the results of the Pew Research Center Project for Excellence in Journalism’s (PEJ) study on “How the Media Covered…

Chart Shows Message and Sentiment of Obama Campaign Staffers (excludes Obama). March 24-April 20.

Obama Campaign Staff Hones In On Romney

In the past 30 days, the Obama campaign has awoken after a drawn out Republican primary that will see Mitt Romney as the GOP nominee.  With a target defined, the…

Chart Shows total volume of quotes in print articles about the election from GNI’s NewsPoll sample.

Print Coverage Volume Hits Lowest Point Since January

With Santorum out of the race for Republican nominee, Mitt Romney has unofficially claimed the spot.  This has caused media coverage to evaporate and hit its lowest point since the…

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