September 30, 2015

THE TUBE HAS MOVED TO OTHER BOOBS:

Why is Donald Trump declining in the polls? The media strike again. (John Sides, September 29, 2015, NY Times)

An initial surge in news coverage after Trump announced his candidacy on June 16 creates an initial surge in polling.  Then, further increases in news coverage coincide with increases in Trump's polling numbers -- likely in a self-reinforcing cycle. But right before his apparent decline in the polls, there was a decline in his share of news coverage.

Posted by at September 30, 2015 1:38 PM
  

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