Positive and negative media coverage of U.S. presidential election candidates

Positive and negative media coverage of nominees for the U.S. presidential election in April 2012

Positive and negative media coverage of U.S. presidential election candidates This statistic shows positive and negative media coverage of nominees for the U.S. presidential election in April 2012. In April 2 to 8, 2012, the percentage of positve media coverage for Mitt Romney was 35 percent. The analysis includes an analysis of more than 11,000 news websites around the United States and the full public feed of tweets on Twitter. In the data, tone of coverage is measured not by story but by the statements about a candidate and tracks how many are positive, negative or neutral in tone across stories. Neutral media coverage is not shown.
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Positive and negative media coverage of nominees for the U.S. presidential election in April 2012

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Romney33%35%
Paul36%28%
Santorum42%19%
Gingrich47%16%
Obama37%13%
NegativePositive
Romney33%35%
Paul36%28%
Santorum42%19%
Gingrich47%16%
Obama37%13%
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This statistic shows positive and negative media coverage of nominees for the U.S. presidential election in April 2012. In April 2 to 8, 2012, the percentage of positve media coverage for Mitt Romney was 35 percent. The analysis includes an analysis of more than 11,000 news websites around the United States and the full public feed of tweets on Twitter. In the data, tone of coverage is measured not by story but by the statements about a candidate and tracks how many are positive, negative or neutral in tone across stories. Neutral media coverage is not shown.
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