Elon Musk Vs Joe Biden: Musk Gets A Fraction Of TV News Mentions But Beat Biden In Searches Late Last Year

Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter has given him an even larger public persona. How do his media mentions and search interest compare with the current president?

The timeline compares mentions of Musk vs Joe Biden across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of last year, showing two major bursts of attention for Musk, but that overall he receives relatively little coverage, while Biden receives a substantial number of daily mentions:

Neither of Musk's bursts of media attention beat Biden's coverage levels for any sustained period of time. In contrast, in terms of search interest via Google Trends, Musk has twice achieved sustained parity or beaten interest in Biden: