HARVARD STUDY: Media Coverage of Trump’s Presidency Has Been Historically Negative

Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy published a study focusing on news coverage of Pres. Trump. Professors at the school analyzed coverage from the president’s first 100 days in office across 10 major TV and print outlets: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, the main news programs of CBS, CNN, Fox News, and NBC, and three European news outlets: the UK’s Financial Times and BBC, and Germany’s ARD.

The data for the study was provided to the Shorenstein Center by Tenor Media, a firm that specializes in collecting and coding news content.

Here’s a graphical look at the study:

Ninety-eight percent of Pres. Trump-related stories reported by Germany’s ARD have been negative. That’s the largest negative-to-positive ratio of the 10 outlets. Ninety-three percent of Trump-related stories reported by CNN and NBC News have been negative.

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