We publish a new post as a complement to our predecent post about presence of media bias in covering the sexual harassment allegations against Republican candidate Herman Cain.
In the previous post we found out mixed results concerning partisan bias concerning Herman cain reputation crisis. Apparently, initial reation was more intense amid media in Republican oriented states, while last developments receive higher media attention in Democratic oriented states.
Now we show the profile of some selected news provider concerning this issue. Data shows the share of news about Herman cain published during the last 30 days that directly mention the harassment affaire and its consequences.
We just provide the results, and we do not enter into the analysis of them. They are up to you, as interested reader or specialist in the field.
First we show result concerning leading US newspapers. Those referring the mot to the case are Denver Post and Chicago Tribune. In the opposite side we find Houston Chronicle and Washington Post. Herman Cain home state newspaper, Atlanta Journal, takes an average position.
As for main TV broadcasters, we use the information concerning news published in their on-line edition. ABC and CNN provide an extent media coverage, while lower rates appear in Fox News and CBS.
Another relevant source of information are news agencies. According to our results, AFP is covering the political crisis in a higher extent than Reuters. Bloomberg gives the lower level of media attention.