Indexes: Our Weekly Content Analysis
This section contains the complete archive of all PEJ Indexes. They are published below in chronological order, but our archive is also searchable. Use the key word search on the left to find reports about specific news events.
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: December 8, 2011|
|An incident involving a woman attacking fellow shoppers with pepper spray during a Black Friday sale got the attention of bloggers last week. |
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: December 3, 2011|
Herman Cain was in the campaign spotlight one
final time last week, as he ended his presidential run in the wake of new
allegations. Some good news on both the domestic and foreign economic fronts fueled
coverage of the No. 2 and No. 3 stories.
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: December 1, 2011|
|A pepper-spraying incident at UC Davis set off a viral video on YouTube and critical commentary on blogs. In addition, conservative commentator David Frum received rare kudos from liberal bloggers.|
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 19, 2011|
|Tensions drove Occupy Wall Street
coverage to its biggest week so far and an interview with Jerry Sandusky ushered in a second week of major coverage of Penn State’s sexual abuse scandal.
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 17, 2011|
|Bloggers last week took time to salute Andy Rooney, a stalwart of the old media universe. Meanwhile, the Occupy Wall Street protests led on Twitter.|
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 13, 2011|
With additional women coming forward with sexual
harassment allegations against Herman Cain, the 2012 presidential race was the
No. 1 story for the second week in a row.
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 10, 2011|
|Bloggers focused heavily on harassment allegations against a prominent presidential candidate and the abrupt conclusion of a celebrity marriage last week. On Twitter, pop stars led the agenda.
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 6, 2011|
|The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not issue a News Index report this week, but the data is still available.|
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: November 3, 2011|
|The GOP presidential hopefuls were a major topic for bloggers and Twitter users last week as two other subjects also generated significant interest in both social media platforms—the Occupy Wall Street protests and the life and legacy of Steve Jobs.|
|Source: PEJ Research; Date Posted: October 30, 2011|
a brief one-week absence, the U.S. economy re-emerged as the top story last