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Report: Fox News gives opponents of health care reform a 6-to-1 advantage.

By Matt Corley on August 13, 2009 at 9:47 am

"Report: Fox News gives opponents of health care reform a 6-to-1 advantage."

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As ThinkProgress has previously noted, Fox News regularly attacks efforts to reform the health care system. Now, a new report by Media Matters shows that “opponents of health care reform outnumber supporters by 6-to-1 margin” on Fox News. The report examined the coverage on August 11 and 12:

Opponents of reform outnumber supporters on Fox News

Mediaite’s Steve Krakauer noted yesterday that Fox’s coverage of congressional town halls during the August recess has been “clearly unfair.” Krakauer writes that Fox’s coverage “is entirely one-sided and has been during this entire summer.”

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