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)