Fox News Featuring Gas Prices Twice As Much As CNN And 4.4 Times More Than MSNBC

The streamgraph below shows the total seconds of daily airtime in which gas prices were mentioned somewhere in the onscreen text of CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of 2020, showing the first rumblings in May of last year, after burst in October-December of last year and bursts this past spring and now. Fox News dominates mentions.

Looking over the past 2.5 years, Fox News has displayed gas prices in its onscreen text more than twice as much as CNN and 4.4 times as much as MSNBC.

This reminds us of the parallel media universes we inhabit and just how different the priorities and narratives of major media outlets can be and their reflections of their underlying demographics and impacts.