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Pew Study: MSNBC Isn't Really a "News" Network Anymore

RufusTFirefly Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:05 PM
So what. MSNBC has opinion programs and no news. FOX has opinion programs and no actual news. Difference is that Fox makes up its narratives to drive opinion and msnbc responds to actual events without generating them.

I've long contended that those who lazily equate MSNBC and Fox News probably don't watch of either network, especially the latter.  While Fox's opinion programming clearly slants to the right (albeit with no shortage of left-leaning guests), much of its news programming is robust, fair and balanced.  Not so at MSNBC.  According to a new nonpartisan analysis by the respected Pew Research Center, MSNBC barely boasts any news coverage at all:
 

True to its motto, MSNBC has been leaning forward. To the point that its opinionated programming far outweighs its “factual reporting,” according to...