Narratives of Poverty
& Economic Mobility

After analyzing over 500,000 online news stories, 1,000,000 tweets, and 600,000 TV airings, between January 2020 and May 2021, eight distinct narratives emerged. Explore them below.

What’s a Narrative?

Our model of narrative starts with audience and ends with stories that can shape the future.

Comparing Narratives

See how these 8 narratives compare with regard to audience attention and media type.

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