Presidential Election 2016

Big Data Analysis of US Election Coverage

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Of the news sources we track, US publications focus on the negative aspects of the campaign only slightly more than their International counterparts by a margin of 13%.
While Bernie Sanders lags behind Hilary Clinton in the polls, he keeps pace in news articles comparing the two candidate's topics of discussion (Foreign Policy, Campaign Finance, Armed Forces)
Despite Indiana's recent vote and California's prominence, Trump's home state of New York consistently trended in news stories since we began tracking data.
News coverage of the Democratic candidates is slightly more neutral than articles about the Republicans. In the last 30 days, 43% of Dem's stories took a stance compared to 46% about GOP contenders.

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