The Palin-Trump Media Freak Show Switcheroo

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
April 21 2011 4:36 PM

The Palin-Trump Media Freak Show Switcheroo

I love a good chart that proves something everybody had suspected. Does it seem like there's less coverage of Sarah Palin and more coverage of Donald Trump? That's because, as Nate Silver proves, coverage of Palin has been cut by 80 percent as coverage of Trump has exploded -- he is now the most-reported-on Republican candidate.

Let's just look at the top of the chart.

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How did Romney get less coverage in the month that he announced his exploratory committee?

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics