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Newt Gingrich

The final week of the former House Speaker’s campaign, negative coverage outstripped positive by 20 percentage points. That is in keeping with the negative cast of news about his campaign since the end of March. In the 18 weeks of campaign coverage studied by PEJ, only one, when he won in South Carolina on January 21, did positive news coverage substantially exceeded negative.

 

 

 

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