President Of The United States Essay

2843 Words May 4th, 2015 12 Pages
The title President of the United States is a highly sought after title that has a history of gaining much attention from the media. The 2016 Presidential race is proving to be no different. With more than 8 months left until the primaries begin, candidates are proclaiming their intent to run and the media has taken a front row seat. Currently, there is only one Democratic nominee and while this candidate may be seen to receive more media attention than all of the Republican candidates combined, she is the only one in the race. The focus then turns to how each media outlet is reporting the tight race between the three current Republican nominees: Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio. From our studies in class, we are predisposed to believe that most of the Internet media sources have a slight lean to the left. As we begin to look at the different media coverage of the GOP candidates we keep this in mind. In particular, we will examine the coverage of these three candidates in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), New York Times (NY Times), and Washington Post. Each candidate has a story and although all aligned with the same party, very different views on many of the major issues. Ted Cruz was born in Canada to an American mother and Cuban father. Even prior to his announcement for president, there was much debate as to whether or not Ted Cruz even possessed the qualifications needed to run for president. Having been born in Canada, Ted Cruz’s citizenship was up for question when…

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