Donald Trump seems to dominate media coverage of the 2016 election, does the media give him a disproportionate amount of attention? Did Bernie Sanders suffer from lack of media attention? How did the different networks cover the candidates?
For the 19th episode, Professor Tim Groeling (UCLA) discusses the media coverage of the 2016 elections. Groeling is a part of the team responsible for the viz2016.com website that tracks mentions, topics, and framing in the coverage of the election. Professor Groeling is also of the award-winning When Politicians Attack: Party Cohesion in the Media, and War Stories: The Causes and Consequences of Public Views on War.