Media coverage of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days was positive 59% of the time, three times more often than Trump’s 20% positive coverage.
Negativity towards Trump was ubiquitous, the study finds:
“Trump’s coverage during his first 100 days was not merely negative in overall terms. It was unfavorable on every dimension. There was not a single major topic where Trump’s coverage was more positive than negative.”
Every media outlet studied provided more negative than positive coverage of Trump, ranging from a high of 93% negative at CNN and NBC to a low of 52% negative at Fox:CNN: 93% Negative,NBC: 93% Negative,CBS: 91% Negative,New York Times: 87% Negative,Washington Post: 83% Negative,Wall Street Journal: 70% NegativeFox: 52% Negative
Likewise, media coverage was negative about Trump regarding every major issue studied. Media were most disparaging of Trump regarding immigration (96% negative), followed by their 87% negative coverage regarding both health care and Russia’s role in the 2016 elections.Read more at CNSNews