SOURCE: Thomson Reuters Corporation

Thomson Reuters Corporation

September 08, 2010 12:52 ET Leads Business and Finance Coverage for US Midterm Election

Exclusive Polling and Social Media Analysis Featured Alongside Our Coverage for Business Professionals

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 8, 2010) - has dedicated dozens of journalists inside Washington and beyond covering the economic, business and financial implications of the US midterm elections.

The online coverage offers exclusive polling data, online sentiment tracking and expert opinion, alongside the news that matters most to US and international business community. Below are the highlights:

Polling -- Reuters, in conjunction with respected pollsters Ipsos, will run weekly state polls alongside comprehensive national polls.

Social media insight -- Reuters US Election page allows visitors to tap into the online social media conversation taking place nationally through comprehensive opinion analysis provided by Crimson Hexagon, an online social media monitoring and analysis platform.

Interactive mapping -- Reuters will be breaking the news with status updates via interactive mapping powered with data by RealClearPolitics.

Comprehensive text coverage -- Reuters is covering every angle of the election, with a particular focus on the impact on economic and business policy in the US.

Commentary -- Reuters columnists such as Jim Pethokoukis, Bernd Debusmann and Gregg Easterbrook will offer fresh, agenda-setting views on the main issues of the day.

Multimedia -- Reuters will be offering full coverage via pictures and video, providing exclusive interviews and analysis of the main stories as they unfold.

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