January 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Factualness Analysis Punditry
Early Clinton Coverage 59% 23% 18%
Early War Coverage 75% 14% 11%
Later Clinton Coverage 74% 18% 8%
Later War Coverage 63% 22% 14%

The initial coverage of the war on terror after September 11th was more factual and less speculative and analytical than the press of the Clinton Lewinsky scandal in its early days.