28 Sep '11, 4pm

80% of TV #Solyndra coverage came from Fox, and more on how our media dropped the ball:: via @adavies47 @mmfa

80% of TV #Solyndra coverage came from Fox, and more on how our media dropped the ball:: via @adavies47 @mmfa

All Images Courtesy of Media Matters for America Since its eruption in late August, the Solyndra scandal has been a lightning rod for political and ideological debates over everything from the role of government in business to the debate on global warming . But a by-the-numbers breakdown by Media Matters for America comparing the Solyndra coverage to that of an egregious corruption scandal and report on tremendous military contracting waste and fraud shows just how overblown all the Solyndra noise really is. In three weeks, the Solyndra case prompted 89 newspaper articles and more than 10 hours of television coverage- 80% of which was on Fox News. Comparison with two other stories that respectively involved serious corruption charges and a monetary loss 56 times the government's loan to Solyndra, leaves one wondering what is going on. Ethics and corruption charges (which i...

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