[Air-L] tracking media coverage of the 2016 election cycle

kalev leetaru kalev.leetaru5 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 12:42:33 PDT 2015

For those on this list that focus on media and politics, I thought you'd be
interested in my new collaborative visualization with The Atlantic that
uses the Internet Archive's Television News Archive to monitor all mentions
of the 2016 presidential candidates across the major domestic national
television networks monitored by IA and create a live visualization of how
the candidates are doing, updated daily:


There is also an interactive drill-down tool that lets you drill in by
network, candidate, etc:


For those interested in comparing against online news coverage, my article
in The Guardian's Data Blog last week comparing print coverage through
LexisNexis against mainstream online coverage, Google News coverage, and
television coverage might be of particular interest - especially the degree
to which Google News and television deviate from mainstream online news
coverage and LexisNexis print coverage:



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