US News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days Reveals Huge Anti-Trump Bias, by Thomas Patterson.
A new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy analyzes news coverage of President Trump’s first 100 days in office.
The report is based on an analysis of news reports in the print editions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, the main newscasts of CBS, CNN, Fox News, and NBC, and three European news outlets (The UK’s Financial Times and BBC, and Germany’s ARD).
Tone of Trump’s U.S. Coverage by Topic:
Tone of Trump’s Coverage by News Outlet:
Tone of President’s News Coverage during First 100 Days:
There is even less balance in Australia, like in Europe:
European reporters were more likely than American journalists to directly question Trump’s fitness for office.
This is a very serious problem for a democracy. The deplorables are just not getting a break.