Gig workers don't have it as great as the media may be leading you to believe, claims a new study.

An analysis of the gig economy by Cision finds the increasingly popular service platforms, such as Uber and Favor, are described in much more positive terms in traditional media than in conversations involving gig economy workers on social media.

The one-year analysis, spanning from July of 2015 to July 2016, included 540,000 pieces of news media and 132,000 social media posts.

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