[Episode 012] The media really, really cares about sexual assault

In this episode, I attempt to answer the question: “What does the mainstream media really care about: sexual assault, or their political agenda?” After a brief informal study based on Twitter coverage, I compare mainstream media treatment of sexual assault allegations against both Republican and Democrat officials. I use prominence of the parties, severity of the accusations, and credibility of the allegations as a context for comparison. What did I find? Surprise, surprise…

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