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Networks seized on Romney's hidden-camera remark, downplayed Obama's

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    The big three broadcast networks devoted dozens of stories last week to Mitt Romney's supposed "47 percent" gaffe but gave just a fraction of that air time to covering an audio tape of controversial remarks by President Obama, according to the Media Research Center.

    The MRC examined how much total air time each story got last week and found coverage of the Romney remarks overpowered coverage of the Obama remarks by a 13-1 ratio.

    The center found that ABC, CBS and NBC - on their evening and morning shows -- spent 88 minutes and 42 total stories on Romney. They spent six and a half minutes and eight stories on Obama.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...camera-remark-downplayed-obama/#ixzz27hchbQxy