AnalysisJune 19, 2012

What Americans Learned From the Media About the Health Care Debate

PEJ examines how the health care debate was presented in the press, which party won the messaging war and how the bill has largely disappeared from view.

IndexesJune 6, 2012

Presidential Election Leads the News

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

IndexesMay 30, 2012

Cable News Drives Election Coverage

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

IndexesMay 22, 2012

Election Leads as Campaigns Go National

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

AnalysisMay 21, 2012

Facebook IPO Not Selling on Social Media

The Facebook IPO was a hot topic on blogs, Twitter and Facebook last week with doubts about the stock’s value exceeding bullishness on the investment.  And the topics of conversation—which ranged from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding to co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s citizenship—varied by social media platform.

IndexesMay 15, 2012

Obama’s “Evolution” Leads the News

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

IndexesMay 8, 2012

Drama of a Chinese Dissident Closely Trails Election

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

AnalysisMay 7, 2012

Gingrich Bows Out as the General Election Battle Takes Shape

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich ended his presidential campaign with a final week of unflattering and relatively sparse coverage and Mitt Romney’s campaign narrative appeared to benefit from some high profile endorsements.

IndexesApril 29, 2012

Romney & Obama Eye November

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

AnalysisApril 23, 2012

How the Media Covered the 2012 Primary Campaign

As the 2012 presidential race shifts from the GOP primary battle to the general election matchup between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, a new PEJ study reveals what the public has been told about the two candidates by the media.  It also finds that Mitt Romney emerged as the winner of the media primary weeks before Rick Santorum dropped out.