May 21, 2008

Media Spotlight Shines Brighter on Michelle Obama than Cindy McCain

3-to-1

That’s roughly the ratio of the amount of coverage Michelle Obama has received this year compared with coverage of Cindy McCain

Barack Obama has consistently dominated the media narrative compared with GOP candidate John McCain and coverage of Obama’s wife, Michelle, mirrors this trend, garnering nearly three times the amount of attention as McCain’s wife, Cindy. Still, coverage of both wives is dwarfed by the amount of media attention accorded another campaign spouse: Bill Clinton. Read More