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May 5, 2014

Australia’s biggest media tarts: the full figures

Who's Australia's biggest media tart? The full data from media monitoring firm iSentia as part of Crikey's investigation into most-relied-on media players.

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

Crikey sent media monitoring firm iSentia a list of 20 names we thought often quoted on political issues. We asked iSentia to tell us how often they were quoted in media interviews (including syndication and rebroadcasts), and how often they were mentioned overall. Here are the full results ... Jeff Kennett
  • 10,377 mentions
  • 4009 interviews
Paul Howes
  • 15,552 mentions
  • 3246 interviews
Paul Keating
  • 21,617 mentions
  • 3086 interviews
Graham Richardson
  • 5278 mentions
  • 3018 interviews
Kerry Chikarovski
  • 4104 mentions
  • 2546 interviews
John Howard
  • 45,092 mentions
  • 2466 interviews
Mark Latham
  • 5341 mentions
  • 1928 interviews
John Hewson
  • 4685 mentions
  • 1842 interviews
Bob Hawke
  • 16,182 mentions
  • 1530 interviews
Malcolm Fraser
  • 9629 mentions
  • 1276 interviews
Gerard Henderson
  • 1336 mentions
  • 545 interviews
Michael Kroger
  • 1719 mentions
  • 517 interviews
Amanda Vanstone
  • 3265 mentions
  • 472 interviews
Tim Wilson
  • 1059 mentions
  • 419 interviews
Lachlan Harris
  • 908 mentions
  • 414 interviews
Tom Switzer
  • 497 mentions
  • 320 interviews
Peter Beattie
  • 2010 mentions
  • 213 interviews
Noel Pearson
  • 1241 mentions
  • 94 interviews
Kristina Kenneally
  • 219 mentions
  • 20 interviews

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