How Has The US Drone Strike In Afghanistan Been Covered On Television News?

How was the US drone strike in Afghanistan and the subsequent acknowledgement by the US military that it struck the wrong vehicle covered on television news? The timeline below shows total spoken mentions of the drone strike across BBC News London, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, showing the initial burst of coverage of the strike itself, a slow growing amount of coverage as media outlets began to question the military's assurances that it had struck the correct target and a smaller surge surrounding the military's final acknowledgement that it had hit the wrong vehicle. The military's acknowledgement of its mistake received far less coverage than the original strike itself.

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