Topic : media

Chart shows percentage of statements in 4thEstate’s sample of election coverage that came from Print (orange) and Television (green) outlets. Time frame is March 1 – June 30.

Print Liked GOP Primary – TV Likes General Election

While print coverage of the election has steadily dwindled since March, election coverage in television news and political talk shows continues. Political analysts, commentators, journalists and partisans continue to speculate,…

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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