In the 20 months since she was married, Meghan has had much more negative press coverage than positive

Months where coverage was more negative than positive

Months where coverage was more positive than negative

60

40

20

0%

0%

20

May 2018

Prince Harry and

Meghan Markle

are married

August 2018

Newspaper coverage of comments made by Meghan's father was largely negative

35

2018

J

J

63

A

S

October 2018

The couple announce

they are expecting

a baby

33

O

N

D

May 2019

Archie Harrison

Mountbatten-

Windsor is born,

but negative

headlines

followed the

couple’s decision

to hold a

private

baptism

2019

F

M

A

40

M

J

J

A

S

January 2020

Couple announce

they are stepping

back from

royal duties

O

N

D

55

2020

May 2018

Prince Harry and

Meghan Markle

are married

October 2018

The couple announce

they are expecting

a baby

40%

30

35

33

20

10

0

Months where coverage was more positive than negative

2018

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

2019

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

2020

Months where coverage was more negative than positive

0

10

20

30

40

40

50

55

60

63

January 2020

Couple announce

they are stepping

back from royal

duties

August 2018

Newspaper coverage of comments made by Meghan's father was largely negative

May 2019

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is born, but negative headlines followed the couple’s decision to hold a private baptism

70%