Compare the Pictures (II): Day Two DNC vs. Day Two RNC at the LAT
Looking at how the Los Angeles Times covered day two of the Democratic convention versus day two of the Republican convention:
Wednesday, August 27, 2008, following day two of the DNC: The headline is "Clinton calls on her party to end her rift" (click to see the image). A large, full-color Convention photo of Hillary and Chelsea Clinton graces the top of the front page. Inside: Five pages of coverage with 15 more photos (11 color, 4 b&w)
Wednesday, September 3, 2008, following day two of the RNC: The top-of-the-page headline is "GOP touts McCain record" (click to see the image). A large, full-color color photo of President Bush on the video screen addressing the Convention (same size as DNC photo). Inside: Four pages of coverage with 8 color photos, including one of Ron Paul.
When it comes to even coverage, the Times is 0-for-2 so far.