February 5, 2004

Original Reporting on Election Front Pages

Percent of All Stories
ABC News 56%
CNN 96%
MSNBC 78%
National Review 93%
New York Times 95%
Salon 79%
USA Today 47%
Washington Post 89%
Yahoo! News 1%
All Front Pages 63%

Overall, six in ten of the election stories on news websites studied during the presidential primary season in 2004 were original reporting.