bestnom1000x50
  • October 28, 2008
    By Adam Reilly

    In today's Herald, making the not-unfamiliar argument that the media is in the tank for Barack Obama, Michael Graham cites some numbers from a recent campaign-coverage study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism:

    At the risk of violating union rules, allow me to do a bit of reporting: A new study by the Pew Research Center found that, while 71 percent of Obama’s recent media coverage has been “positive” or “neutral,” almost 60 percent of McCain’s coverage over the same period has been “decidedly negative.

    Read More

  • October 07, 2008
    By Adam Reilly

    Today on Salon, Gary Kamiya makes a convincing connection between John McCain's new win-at-all-costs strategy and the approach Barry Goldwater used during the final days of his '64 run against Lyndon Johnson:

    In fall 1964, Barry Goldwater was tanking in the polls, hammered by the media and by his Democratic opponent, Lyndon Johnson, as a radical who might start a nuclear war and would threaten cherished social programs like Social Security.

    Read More

ADVERTISEMENT
Related Articles

RALLY DISPATCH: The Tea Party comes to Beacon Hill, gets treaded on...
Boston Phoenix
RALLY DISPATCH: The Tea Party comes to Beacon Hill, gets treaded on...
Published 2/23/2011 by Chris Faraone
When the Tea Party rabble-rousers began chanting “You Work For Us” at municipal employees, first responders, and state workers, I was hoping that some of...

Boston Phoenix
How Quickly They Turn (On Scott Brown)
Published 4/12/2010 by David S. Bernstein
You may have seen that this morning's Boston Herald reported that Senator Scott Brown won't be taking part in the big Tea Party Express rally...

 Friends' Activity   Popular 
All Blogs
Follow the Phoenix
  • newsletter
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • youtube
  • rss
ADVERTISEMENT
Latest Comments
ADVERTISEMENT
Search Blogs
 
Dont Quote Me Archives