How Are The Taliban Being Covered On Television News?

How are the Taliban being covered on television news? The timeline below shows total mentions of them across BBC News London, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of this year, showing a burst of mentions in April and a longer burst in July as the Taliban advance accelerated. BBC mentions of the Taliban surge on August 1, while US media did not begin mentioning the Taliban heavily until August 12. All four channels peak on August 15 and have sharply decreased their mentions in the days since.

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