Comparing media coverage of Clinton and Trump controversies. Gary Vaynerchuk Critiques Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Social Media. Just how engaging are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on social media?
Let’s just say Gary Vaynerchuk is not impressed. Fortune sat down with the digital media expert to do a rapid-fire critique of the presidential candidates’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles. Right off the bat, he calls out Clinton’s Facebook profile (“It’s all very robotic”) before addressing Trump’s non-traditional social media strategy (“His social is 100% wrong in a lot of ways. The problem is… it’s working.”). If there’s one thing all of the candidates are doing wrong, it’s that they receive hundreds of comments from supporters yet rarely engage with them, says Vaynerchuk. Trump vs. Clinton: Who's Winning the Social Media War?
Donald Trump: I'm running against 'crooked media', not just Hillary Clinton. In search of answers about plummeting polls and reports of despair within his presidential campaign, Republican nominee Donald Trump questioned the role of a free press on Sunday, as his allies struggled to argue that their candidate remained focused on winning the general election.
At a Saturday night rally in Fairfield, Connecticut, Trump went so far as to say that his race is not against the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, but against journalists. “I’m not running against Crooked Hillary,” he told a crowd. “I’m running against the crooked media.” How the Liberal Media Covers Hillary Clinton vs Trump. V.
Saxena reports that an investigation by analysts at NewsBusters revealed that the liberal mainstream media spent 50 times more time talking about Khizr Khan’s speech at the Democrat National Convention than it did discussing Patricia Smith’s speech at the Republican National Convention. “Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazla’s DNC appearance earned 55 minutes, 13 seconds of Big Three network coverage, nearly 50 times more than Pat Smith, whose RNC speech honoring her son earned just 70 seconds of airtime,” the watchdog organization reported. Moreover, whereas Khan’s attacks on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump were played up, Smith’s attacks on Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton were roundly denounced.
According to National Review contributor Jim Geraghty, liberals lambasted Smith’s speech as a “cynical exploitation of grief.” They also accused her of having ruined the convention, and one particularly aggrieved punk expressed his desire to beat her to death. One Chart Exposes How The Media Bashes Hillary Clinton While Promoting Donald Trump. A single chart from a study at Harvard reveals the depth and degree of the media’s bias against Hillary Clinton and promotion of Donald Trump.
A study by Thomas E. Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, at Harvard University, showed that while Donald Trump received nearly universally positive coverage in the year leading up to the primaries, media coverage of Hillary Clinton was more negative than that of any other candidate. American journalism is collapsing before our eyes. Donald Trump may or may not fix his campaign, and Hillary Clinton may or may not become the first female president.
But something else happening before our eyes is almost as important: the complete collapse of American journalism as we know it. The frenzy to bury Trump is not limited to the Clinton campaign and the Obama White House. They are working hand in hand with what was considered the cream of the nation’s news organizations. Clinton Has Nearly Caught Up To Trump In Media Coverage. Hillary Clinton has almost caught up with Donald Trump in campaign coverage on television and online, reducing a clear advantage Trump had against his opponents during the Republican primaries.
In July, Clinton got $513 million worth of U.S. media, just $20 million less than Trump, according to mediaQuant, a Portland, Oregon, firm that analyzes television, print and online media and social media — but not Facebook — for the quantity and quality of mentions of candidates. More Politics “He’s kind of topped out,” said Paul Senatori, chief analytics officer at mediaQuant, about Trump. The exact magnitude of these numbers — which, very roughly speaking, approximate how much candidates would be willing to spend if they had to buy the media coverage and online discussion they get for free — is both heavily disputed (more on that later) and not particularly important. But all those media mentions are now baked into the poll numbers, which sharply favor Clinton. The Media, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump. An article recently popped up on my Facebook feed with the headline: “8 Hollywood women who took a stand for progress and inspired us.”
At first glance, it looked like it had come from a media outlet dedicated to viral content. In fact, it had been created by the Hillary Clinton campaign. The article features A-list celebrities like Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence taking a stand on a variety of liberal causes.