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Study: In Political Coverage, Fox More ‘Balanced’ Than Broadcasters

According to the Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University, Fox News Channel’s “Special Report” has something to crow about. The CMPA examined the three network evening newscasts, along with the first half-hour of “Special Report,” and examined how they treated the GOP candidates. The findings? The horse race gets more coverage than the issues, all of the candidates except Mitt Romney received mostly favorable coverage by all of the outlets, and the outlet that came the closest to being balanced was “Special Report.
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