Topic : election

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%…

2012-03-14 Romney's Love Gap

Mitt’s Gap: Negative Statements About Romney Increasing Since Super Tuesday

Analysis of 17,483 statements in 4thEstate’s Newspoll™ sample show that Mitt Romney’s (orange) campaign is failing to stifle criticism. Conversely, Rick Santorum (purple) has seen a major drop in negative…

2012-03-14 NYT Santorum

The New York Times Avoids Offending

Despite mostly neutral coverage (67%), there is a slight anomaly in the New York Times‘ front-page coverage of the 2012 Election.  Since January 1—when Rick Santorum became a serious challenge…

2012-03-14 Romney's Love Gap

Mitt’s Gap: Negative Statements About Romney Increase

Analysis of 17,483 statements in 4thEstate’s Newspoll™ sample show that Mitt Romney’s (orange) campaign is failing to stifle criticism. Negative commments toward Romney have increased since Super Tuesday. Conversely, Rick…

2012-03-14 Romeny Chases Conservative Bait

Romney Chases Conservative Bait; Forced Off Message

Romney’s main message and credibility come from his prowess on economic issues, however, he has been forced off this message (green) to defend his position  in the race (yellow) and…

2012-03-14 Romeny Chases Conservative Bait

Romney Forced Off Message Trying to Defend his Character

Romney’s main message and credibility come from his prowess on economic issues, however, he has been forced off this message (green) to defend his position  in the race (yellow) and…

2012-03-14 NYT Santorum

New York Times Coverage Negative Towards Romney not Santorum

Despite mostly neutral coverage (67%), there is a slight anomaly in the New York Times‘ front-page coverage of the 2012 Election.  Since January 1—when Rick Santorum became a serious challenge…

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