Skip to comments.Harvard study: Media Biased against Trump
Posted on 05/24/2017 7:11:26 AM PDT by Academiadotorg
Liberals might yawn at the prospect of yet another study showing overwhelming media bias against a Republican president but this report does not come from a right-wing think tank. Instead, it comes from one of their favorite think tanks.
Harvard University's Shorestein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy released a report last week that indicated there is anti-Trump liberal media bias. They analyzed the news media coverage in the U.S. and in Europe, and found that the U.S. liberal media did not publish positive coverage of President Trump by a large margin.
How large? Eighty percent of news coverage surrounding Trump's first one hundred days in office was negative, with only 20% positive coverage. Comparatively, Obama received 59% positive coverage and 41% negative coverage by the media.
The report also pointed out that Trump "dominated media coverage in the outlets and programs analyzed" at 41%, which Harvard noted is "three times the amount of coverage received by previous presidents." The report said that Trump "was also the featured speaker in nearly two-thirds of his coverage."
According to the report, European journalists "were more likely than American journalists" to question Trumps "fitness for office." Of all the media outlets, Fox News "was the only news outlet in the study that came close to giving Trump positive coverage overall."
We need an Ivy League school to tell us THAT? Come on, man!
Harvard study: Media Biased against Trump
Well, no $hit, Sherlock. What was your first clue?
Thanks for the news.
Really? had to do a study?
I wonder how much this “study” cost the American taxpayer. I coulda told ‘em for free..... geez
Wow, that school is a real collection of geniuses.
What would we do without them?
Look at the substitute host on CNN who said to Bob Schieffer, “Are we normalizing Trump when we praise his Middle East speech?”
STUNNING News! Thank heaven for Harvard.
Fight Fiercely, Harvard!
So, doing the math I see that this means that Trump received 6 times as much negative coverage as Obama, AND HE IS STILL WINNING! Awesome display of personal strength to keep going under these conditions.
Now that they’ve figured this out they applied for grants to determine in which direction the sun rises and if you get wet when standing in the rain. They hope to one day be able to tackle more difficult questions like “do bears poop in the woods?”
People at Harvard are being PAID to state the obvious. What a racket!
Comparatively, Obama received 59% positive coverage and 41% negative coverage by the media.
Really? The drooling media had 41% negative coverage of obama-arama-ding-dong?
What was it? The crease in his pants wasn’t quite up to snuff; he wanted dijon mustard on his hot dog at the ball park; he and his wife took separate jets to Hawaii; etc...
41% negative because he’s 50% white.
you stole my tag line for my next post;>)
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