Mentions Of "Violent Looting" Now Equal Total Protest Mentions On Television News

The timeline compares the total percentage of combined airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News that mention either protesting, peaceful protesting or violent rioting. Since early July the airtime devoted to "violent looting" is the same as "protesting" as a whole, while discussion of "peaceful protests" has all but faded away. Fox News has led the way in framing the protests asĀ violent, with even CNN and MSNBC joining in briefly at the end of last month.

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