By D.B. Hebbard
The analytics platform Parse.ly has produced a pretty cool set of charts which attempt to show the correlation between ‘scandals’ – of media memes, if you will – and the rise and fall of poll numbers.
What they did was look at the number of page views articles associated with the campaign stories and overlaid them with the RealClearPolitics polling average. From this they produced a baker’s dozen graphs.