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.
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
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