Out-of-office Donald Trump still more prominent in news media content than the current U.S. president Joe Biden
In 2019, I helped my colleague Musa al-Gharbi document the extraordinary prominence of Donald Trump in news media content (see here).
I have recently updated that previous analysis. Briefly stated, no U.S. president in recent history has received a similar amount of media attention as Donald Trump. Even as of 2022, out-of-office Trump is often more prominent in news media content than the current seating president Joe Biden, who took office in January 2021.
Only Fox News covered Obama with anything resembling the intensity of media coverage that Trump received in some outlets.
Media fixation with Trump also extends to the UK: