The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. But the data has been made available.
The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available here.
In the days before Iowans finally caucused, the news media were most focused on the shifting horse race that foreshadowed Rick Santorum’s strong late showing, according to a PEJ analysis of the leading themes in the Iowa press narrative.
Attention to the Republican nomination fight increased last week with Iowa looming and Gingrich and Romney locked in campaign combat.
One GOP candidate has not only soared in the polls recently, he’s become the focal point of news coverage as well. A presidential speech drove coverage of the week’s No. 2 story, the economy.
Herman Cain was in the campaign spotlight one final time last week, as he ended his presidential run in the wake of new allegations. Some good news on both the domestic and foreign economic fronts fueled coverage of the No. 2 and No. 3 stories.
Tensions drove Occupy Wall Street coverage to its biggest week so far and an interview with Jerry Sandusky ushered in a second week of major coverage of Penn State’s sexual abuse scandal.
With additional women coming forward with sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, the 2012 presidential race was the No. 1 story for the second week in a row.
The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not issue a News Index report this week, but the data is still available.
After a brief one-week absence, the U.S. economy re-emerged as the top story last week.