Media Reality Check

Occasional reports and mini-studies documenting distorted coverage and/or media omissions.
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Trump Coverage on Univision & Telemundo Exceeds ABC, CBS & NBC Combined

During the three months that elapsed between the day of Trump’s campaign announcement speech on June 16 and September 15, the day before the second Republican presidential candidates’ debate, ...
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It’s a Miracle! Pope Gets 8 Times Network Coverage of Trump

He’s only been in the US for a few days, but the Pope has already accomplished what 16 GOP presidential candidates haven’t been able to for months: getting more network coverage than Donald Trump.
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Where Socialist Bernie Sanders Is Winning: The ABC, CBS and NBC Sunday Show Primary

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton will make her first appearance on the Sunday morning political shows as a 2016 presidential candidate when she sits down with CBS’s John Dickerson on Face the Nation. ...
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CNN Prime Time Covers Trump 3X More Than All Others Combined

A Media Research Center study finds that, over a two week period, coverage of Donald Trump’s campaign took up nearly 78 percent of all CNN’s prime time GOP campaign coverage – 580 minutes out of a ...
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How the Media Rich Get Richer: TV News Obsesses Over Trump, Ignores Other Candidates

An MRC analysis of the ABC, CBS and NBC evening news broadcasts during the two weeks prior to the August 6 debate (including weekends) found Trump accounted for 55% of all GOP candidate ...
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Flashback: 15 Times the Media Politicized Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and it wasn’t long after the devastation that liberal reporters, hosts and columnists politicized the tragedy - from the left. ...
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TV's Campaign '16 News: An Avalanche of Trump Coverage, Not Much for Others

There are currently 17 declared candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, but viewers of the three broadcast evening news shows this year have mainly heard about just two of ...
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Bye-Bye Ed and Alex! The Worst Outbursts of Axed MSNBC Hosts

Due to extremely poor ratings, MSNBC formally announced Thursday it will bring down the ax on Ed Schultz and Alex Wagner. It turns out hate-mongering against conservative Republicans and ...
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Pinocchio Test: Is Univision as 'Fair and Balanced' as Anchor Says?

During a recent interview on CNN, Univision anchor María Elena Salinas made the bold claim that her network’s news coverage is "fair and balanced." The credibility of Salinas’ claim, however, ...
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Walloping Walker: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Wisconsin Governor

Scott Walker’s official entry into the 2016 presidential race has already been met with questions about his sophistication and readiness to be president by the liberal media.
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