French presidential election of 2022 – Zemmour, a statistical anomaly

Presenter(s): Nicolas Hervé (INA)

In France, the speaking time of election candidates in audiovisual media is regulated by law and monitored by the regulator (Arcom). In the context of the 2022 presidential election, INA analysed used speech-to-text and statistical modelling on a broad corpus of news broadcast on French TV and radio to analize what is said rather how much. The approach gives a view of a type of audiovisual media bias that has previously been hard to analyse and track.