IN A PREVIOUS STORY, I demonstrated that the quantity of coverage devoted by the print media to Donald Trump is without historical precedent.

In 2018, “Trump” was the fourth-most-used word in the New York Times. On average, Trump was directly mentioned two to three times in every article, and indirectly mentioned an additional once or twice. This average included all articles published by the Times (including weather, sports, fashion, etc.). Trump has ceased to be just a topic of news; he seems to be the prism through which we interpret and discuss everything.

Read more at Columbia Journalism Review.