Topic : third-party newsmakers

Chart shows sentiment break down in postmortem election coverage of Obama and Romney from third-party newsmakers (those outside of the campaigns). Time frame is November 6-11.

GOP Throws Romney Under the Bus in Postmortem Election Coverage

In postmortem election coverage, from November 6-11, Romney received mostly negative coverage and Obama received mostly positive coverage. Third-party newsmakers (those outside of the campaigns), praised Obama in over half…

Chart shows percentage of statements from third-party newsmakers out of total election coverage about Obama and Romney, showing break down of sentiment of those statements within each bar. Statements not about Obama or Romney not shown on chart. Time frame is September 16-22.

Romney’s Rough Week

Last week, the “47% video” caused major negative attention to shift onto Romney, his stance on entitlements, and his character. Following Mother Jones’ leak of Romney’s “47% video” last Monday,…

Chart shows percentage of statements from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Foreign Policy broken out by sentiment. Time frame is August 20-November 17.

The Foreign Policy Game

Obama and Romney have gone negative on Foreign Policy in the past month of election coverage. From third-party newsmakers, Romney has received significant negativity while Obama has gotten some positive…