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Don't Believe It: The Media Aren't Beating Up on Barack Obama

Six months ago, Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) came out with a report claiming that the GOP candidates received more positive press coverage than President Obama. This morning, the group came out with another installment from the same ongoing study. Their press release claims: "The President’s media coverage in 2012 has been consistently negative while his Republican challenger has experienced a more mixed narrative.
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'Data Doesn't Lie' Proclaims WashPost's Cillizza As He Peddles Faulty Study Saying Obama Getting Unfavorable Media Treatment

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

In his "The Fix" blog yesterday, Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza uncritically furthered a faulty Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) that argues that President Obama has actually received more negative n... Read Post

PEJ: About 30% see coverage of Bush as too critical

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (6 years ago)

Pew Research Center Just 11% see coverage of Barack Obama that way, reports the Project for Excellence in Journalism. Still, a plurality (41%) says press coverage of President Bush has been fair, while a substantial majority (61%) s... Read Post

Pew: Obama gets less favorable media coverage than GOP candidates

Media / Media Industry News : Romenesko (3 years ago)

Project for Excellence in Journalism | Politico | The New York Times A study of daily news coverage from more than 11,500 media outlets doesn’t support claims that the media favors President Barack Obama. Reports reflecting negative... Read Post

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