Friday, October 31, 2008
MEDIA COVERAGE
I apologize for not posting much lately. Things have been pretty busy, which is good actually.

Tim Stevens just had a great post about media coverage of the two presidential candidates. Click Here for his summary.

And then know exactly why our country is about to take a huge left hand turn ... and very very few people realize it ... they just think they're following a rock star.

  posted at 5:55 AM  
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1 Comments:
At 12:13 PM, Blogger Michael K said...

Hi Todd -
I'm voting for Obama, but I don't think I'm following a rock star.


Also, the Pew report says the following in the opening pages of its report:

"Obama’s coverage was negative in tone when he was dropping in the polls, and became positive when he began to rise, and it was just so for McCain as well. Nor are these numbers different than what we have seen before. Obama’s numbers are similar to what we saw for John Kerry four years ago as he began rising in the polls, and McCain’s numbers are almost identical to what we saw eight years ago for Democrat Al Gore."

This raises an interesting question: Is Obama winning because he has more favorable coverage or does he have more favorable coverage because he is winning?

I don't think there is a clear answer.

 

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