October 31, 2000

Tone of Coverage for Gore and Bush

Positive Neutral Negative
Bush 24% 27% 49%
Gore 13% 31% 56%

The closing weeks of the 2000 campaign saw then-Vice President Al Gore getting more negative coverage, but both candidates saw a deluge of negative stories.

Cite this publication: “Tone of Coverage for Gore and Bush.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (October 31, 2000) http://www.journalism.org/numbers/tone-of-coverage-for-gore-and-bush/, accessed on July 23, 2014.