Early results of survey

Based on 2,759 tweets rated by 185 respondents (an average of 15 tweets rated by each respondent):

 

10 HIGHEST SCORING TWEETS
4.14 Infant born in UI dorm dies, police are investigating
3.61 University researchers take step forward in HIV research
3.50 California = $15 minimum wage
3.50 Armed man shot at Capitol
3.48 Pills, abortion…Forced birth control allows ISIS to keep sex slaves available.
3.45 Man begs officer not to shoot him seconds before he is shot
3.44 NC Gov sued over law banning transgenders from using bathroom of their choice
3.38 “N. Korea’s sentencing of Otto Warmbier to 15 yrs’ hard labor for a college-style prank is outrageous and shocking,”
3.33 Waves in Lake Erie make for surreal photos
3.30 Trump campaign manager charged with battery
10 LOWEST SCORING TWEETS
1.76 Wednesday = best day because season 2 of Empire returns tonight
1.87 #ILLINI What are people doing in such a beautiful day? #GetOutside and walk your #dog!
1.91 @ESanders_10 wants Uncle Rico as his starting QB and breaks down other options
1.94 Chance the Rapper to Throw Out First Pitch at White Sox Home Opener
1.96 Yeezus with the trinity.
1.98 Somebody needs to tell Aaron Gordon the dunk contest is over.
2.00 Shoulder injury leaves legend from performing ceremonial opening to Masters
2.02 Today is #InternationalWomensDay! Let us know which inspiring women you’ve been celebrating by tweeting at @TheNoisOfficial
2.05 “Gotta make it sexy.” What did #Hillary Clinton say about?
2.11 Academic Senate moves towards environment sustainability, agrees to divest from coal
Eric Meyer

Eric Meyer

Associate professor of Journalism at University of Illinois
Former news photo and graphics (page 1) editor of Milwaukee Journal. Current president and publisher of three weeklies in Kansas. Founder of former NewsLink online resource and former co-publisher of American Journalism Review online. Former associate dean for student services and administration. Pulitzer Prize nominee for coverage of computer hackers. Sunday editor of Bloomington (Illinois) Pantagraph. As a student, editor-in-chief of University Daily Kansan.
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Former news photo and graphics (page 1) editor of Milwaukee Journal. Current president and publisher of three weeklies in Kansas. Founder of former NewsLink online resource and former co-publisher of American Journalism Review online. Former associate dean for student services and administration. Pulitzer Prize nominee for coverage of computer hackers. Sunday editor of Bloomington (Illinois) Pantagraph. As a student, editor-in-chief of University Daily Kansan.