You Are What You Say: Democrats and Republicans in Blue and Red
Our latest podcast is called “How Biased Is Your Media?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes or get the RSS feed.)
It includes an interview with University of Chicago economist Matthew Gentzkow, who discusses a study he coauthored with Jesse Shapiro about newspaper bias. They used a sample of 433 newspapers and sorted the phrases favored by Congressional Democrats and Republicans.
Here, in visual form using Wordle, are the Democrats’ favorite words:
And the Republicans’ favorites: