Election 2006 Campaign Coverage on Local TV data collection form

Your name____________ Date_____________

Time______________ Channel__________ Name of Program______________

 

News Stories

Data type

Story A

Story B

Story C

Story D

Story E

Story F

Story (give each election-related story a title)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office(s) or Initiative(s) featured in the story

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story frame(s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story length (from anchor intro to end of topic)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story placement in newscast (before 1st ad, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who is shown or interviewed (can be multiple)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance - time spent covering both sides?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments and notes:

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Data type

Ad A

Ad B

Ad C

Ad D

Ad E

Ad F

Ad G

Ad H

Ad I

Ad J

Ad K

Ad L

Office or Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Length of ad (timed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positive or Negative?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ad sponsor (should be mentioned in text at end of ad)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments and notes: