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Mother Jones: Fox News as a Social Movement — By Kevin Drum

Fox News and CNN both covered  Tax Day Tea Party Rallies.  Fox starts building “mentions” a month before 4/15 and continues for a month after to 5/15 gradually letting up.  CNN provides significant coverage just +- a few days.  This is described as “social movement” vs “news event” contrasting the two organizations.

The graph tells it all –

Fox News as a Social Movement  5/13

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