BU and PEJ release report on election coverage

1_Lead_chartA new study produced by Boston University and the Project for Excellence in Journalism that outlines media coverage of the Massachusetts special senate election has revealed some interesting points about the recent race.   According to the report, national media initially lost interest in a “fairly dull and utterly local contest.”  But, “when it became clear something was up, it was polling—not journalistic reporting—that caught the wave in the race to succeed Kennedy.”

For more information, contact: Tobe Berkovitz, 617-353-7724, tobetv@bu.edu.

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