Republicans frequently complain that news reporters are cheerleaders for President Obama. But a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism says it’s Obama who “has suffered the most unrelentingly negative treatment” of all the presidential candidates over the past five months. Pew found that only 9 percent of news stories about Obama were “positive” during that period. On the GOP side, Texas Gov. Rick Perry got the best treatment, with 32 percent positive coverage. Has the press soured on Obama?
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