Laying Bets: W Will Win

Michael Perelman michael at
Tue Aug 15 09:10:51 PDT 2000

I think that it was something like 80% negative on Gore and 60% positive on Bush. You can find the study in the recent counterspin program -- in the section before the interviews.

kelley wrote:

> At 08:18 AM 8/15/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >One factor in the coming election is immediate. FAIR reported a study on
> >their
> >radio show indicating that the television network mostly reported about George
> >Bush in a positive light and Al Gore in a negative light. The differences
> >were
> >extraordinarily high.
> >--
> really? i thought i read that study but i didn't read it as gore being
> portrayed in severely negative light. it seemed pretty even steven to
> me. maybe it was another outfit. i'll have to look this up.
> will bug me all day if i don't. :)
> kelley

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