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Friday, November 2, 2012

Pew: MSNBC more negative than Fox News

MSNBC has long been thought of as the left's answer to Fox News, but that may be an understatement.

From August 27 through October 21, 71 percent of MSNBC's coverage of Mitt Romney this year was negative, far outperforming Fox News's negative coverage of President Barack Obama, which came in at 46 percent, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. The negative-to-positive ratio on MSNBC was roughly 23-to-1; the negative-to-positive ratio on Fox News was 8-to-1. (Continues)

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