October 27, 2004

Who Network News Stories Impacted

Politicians Citizens Interest Groups Other/N.A.
All Network News 83% 10% 4% 2%
Network AM News 87% 8% 2% 3%
Network PM News 79% 12% 7% 1%

Roughly eight out of ten news stories about the presidential candidates during the primaries in 2000 focused on things that affected politicians rather than citizens.