Prince Harry and Meghan Markle In September, the British mainstream media received a higher percentage of positive coverage than the US, according to the analysis. Newsweek By the Data Intelligence Agency
Research by Zignal Labs found that the British mainstream media provided 50% positive coverage from print to broadcast, 16% neutral and 33% negative coverage.
Mainstream media reporting was 44% positive, 28% neutral and 28% negative.
The American media achieved a great degree of neutrality, but negative remarks by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were only five points behind Britain.
While there was no big difference.
– With more neutral coverage in the United States.
These findings seem to challenge the couple’s fabricated story that they had to leave the UK because of the negative nature of the country’s media culture.
According to research, mainstream media was more positive than social media in both countries.
Zagnell Labs’ analysis tracked 151,030 mentions of Harry and Meghan in both the mainstream media and social media.
In total, 12,540 mentions of Harry and Meghan were identifiable from the UK and 34,997 mentions were American, although some social media posts cannot be geo-tracked.
The month was dominated by two major stories about the couple, the first of which included them. List of Time 100 Influencers And the combined core shoot, when on September 15, increased to 13,000.
The second was his recent. A visit to New York He called on major pharmaceutical companies to set aside profits and allow the developing world to develop corona virus vaccines locally.
On September 23, the first day of the visit, he visited the 9/11 memorial and met with the mayor of New York. Bill de Blasio.
On the same day, there was a wave of 28,900 mentions of the couple, which was the biggest conversation about them during the month.
The success of the two PRs for the couple has contributed to the extraordinarily positive reporting in the UK.
However, the difference between their treatments on both sides of the Atlantic may not be as great as can be imagined from their past comments.
Oprah Winfrey asked Prince Harry if the couple had left the UK because of racism during all the interviews aired on March 7.
In response, Duke cited a conversation he had with the HIV and AIDS charity Centbel in January 2020, shortly after the couple announced their decision to step down.
Harry told CBS: “This. [racism] A big part of it was I remember the Centabel Fundraiser. And one of the people at the dinner said to me, ‘Please don’t do this to the media. They will ruin your life. ‘
“This guy is friends with a lot of editors and so on. I said, ‘Sorry, detailed, what do you mean by that?’
“So I knew. He said, ‘Please understand that Britain is very bigoted.’ And I stopped and I said, ‘Britain is not bigoted. The UK press is very bigoted, especially the tabloids. Is that what you mean?’
“He goes, ‘No, Britain is biased.’ And I said, “I totally disagree. But unfortunately, if the source of information is inherently corrupt or racist or bigoted, it filters out the rest of society.”
Meghan Markle made her first high profile comments about her struggle with media attention during a tour of South Africa for an ITV documentary. Harry and Meghan: An African Journey Which aired in October 2019.
Meghan said: “My friends were really happy when I first met my husband because I was so happy. But my British friends told me: ‘I’m sure he’s great. He’ll ruin your life. ۔
“And I’m very blunt, I’m American, we don’t have that, ‘Who are you talking about. It doesn’t matter. I’m not in the tabloids.’
He added: “I didn’t find it. So, it’s been complicated.”
Harry and Meghan have faced criticism in the US media since moving to California, including when. President Donald Trump told the media. He was “not a fan” in the November election.
Tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch. New York Post Play images credited to a paparazzi agency. Meghan is collecting Archie after her first day. Preschool
And right-wing American commentators have since begun to criticize Prince Harry. Told Arm chair specialist. The first edition of the podcast in May was “Bonkers”.
This month, New York Post A photo of the New York tour is included on their front page with the caption: “California tourists visit NYC.”
Columnist Kill Smith wrote in the newspaper: “Meghan’s brand – the California New Age IM-Steel-on-a-Journal of Self-Discovery-in-Middle-Age – and the privilege arising from Harry’s castle to create The most terrifying British-American monster since Madonna’s ‘Madge’ era. “
In second place are Prince Harry and Meghan. Accused of hypocrisy To fly in a private jet after attending Global Citizen Live, which had an environmental message.
Coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the mainstream media.
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Coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on social and online media.
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