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Barack Obama

Obama’s coverage remained in the negative territory last week, where it’s been for all of 2012, but the mix of negative and positive messages about his presidency did moderate somewhat. Last week, the gap between negative and positive narrowed to 34% vs. 22%. One reason was a generally well-received surprise visit to Afghanistan, where he stressed the U.S. desire to draw down its forces.

 

 

Return to Campaign 2012 in the Media

Tone of News Coverage

  •   Positive
  •   Negative

Volume of News Coverage

Tone on Twitter

  •   Positive
  •   Negative

Volume on Twitter