Can media prominence predict an election? Trump vs. Le Pen

By on May 6, 2017 in 2016 Election, Politics U.S.

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In the final month of the US Election, Donald Trump held a 3x media value lead over Hillary Clinton, enough in our opinion to secure republican candidate’s victory in the media battle for the White House. Every poll had Clinton sitting in the Oval Office, but our media numbers told a difference story, a story that might be unfolding this weekend in the France between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron.

A Media Post-Mortem on the 2016 Presidential Election

By on November 14, 2016 in 2016 Election

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Trump closes the 2016 Presidential Election with $5.2 billion in earned media. Even for our mediaQuant analysts who monitor over 4,000 brands, topics, celebrities and storylines every day, that number is almost surreal in shear magnitude. Clinton’s final earned media total also broke all election records at $3.2 billion, well ahead of Obama’s 2008 and 2012 earned media totals.