ALMOST ALL Media editiors use coverage of them to make sure their companies astock shares are healthy….Below we have a liast of those just in the House….
The study identified the seven most “hyper-partisan” members of Congress and the seven most bipartisan members, based on their promotion of bipartisanship and work across the aisle in 2021 and 2022. Then, researchers tallied each member’s press hits from October 8 to December 8, 2022, on the most popular news platforms, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today newspapers and the major broadcast and cable outlets.
In the two months studied, the seven most partisan politicians reaped more than four times the coverage of their least-partisan colleagues.
The report’s authors said their work illustrates how name-calling, partisan bickering and provocation dominate the political news cycle, to the exclusion of substantive coverage about the actual work of Congress…..
Fox News rose to dominate cable news largely by fomenting partisan anger among Republicans. Partisan sparring on both sides now dominates the broadcast news cycle, critics say, and it has spread to the world of print.
The New York Times, a publication sometimes accused of a liberal slant, covered Marjorie Taylor Greene 84 times in the two months considered in the study. The Times covered Rep. Matt Gaetz, a hyperpartisan Florida Republican, 15 times. Don Bacon, the bipartisan Republican, drew coverage only seven times. Bilirakis drew no coverage at all….
The study identified the seven most hyperpartisan politicians as Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Reps. Greene, Gaetz, Tlaib, Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Norma Torres (D-Calif.)….
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