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2016 Post-Election Conference

On December 4 & 5 the Wesleyan Media Project and Department of Government co-hosted a 2016 post-election conference featuring more than 20 prominent political scientists, non-partisan experts and PBS NewsHour Correspondent John Yang ’80. Details on the panels and topics are below. Monday's panels were live streamed. We have posted a selection of presentations and papers below.   Sunday, December 4 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM An Overview of the 2016 Election Location: Wesleyan University -- PAC 001 The opening session will review what happened in voting/the polls, advertising/campaigning and what it was like to cover the campaign from a journalism…
Wesleyan Media Project
November 29, 2016
2016 ElectionsReleases

Clinton Crushes Trump 3:1 in Air War

Clinton also dominates local cable, which Trump has largely ignored Over 3.3M airings in 2016 Cycle; Nearly $600 million in ads for Senate races November 3, 2016 Report Highlights President • Clinton crushes Trump 3:1 on air (Table 1) • Presidential volume comparison from the last two weeks (Table A1) • NEW: WMP reports local cable airings from 2016 and 2012 (Table 2) • MAP: Large Clinton advantages on air persist in last two weeks (Figure 1) • Clinton dominates top markets including Orlando, Tampa, Las Vegas (Table 3) • MAP: Geographic comparison of presidential ad volumes from 2012 and…
Wesleyan Media Project
November 3, 2016