Thursday, December 27, 2007

Fox News Most Balanced in Election Coverage

A new study of the media's coverage of the '08 election shows that Fox News has been more balanced than the networks. The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason U did a scientific analysis of all 481 election news stories on the main evening news shows on NBC, CBS, ABC, and FOX from October 1 through December 15. Their findings:
  • Hillary stories were 42% positive, 58% negative, Obama 61% positive, 39% negative.
  • Huckabee was 50/50, Romney 40/60, and Giuliani 39/61.
  • Fox News was 51/49 on Dems, 49/51 on Republicans, while the networks were 47/53 on the Dems, 40/60 on the Republicans.
Just because Fox has shows like O'Reilly's and Hannity & Colmes doesn't mean their news is biased.

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