In a troubling sign of the media’s priorities, the big 3 networks of ABC, NBC and CBS spent about 5 times as much airtime covering the controversy surrounding the confederate flag than the threat of ISIS.
Over the course of last month, the evening news shows spent 17 minutes, 35 seconds on the threat ISIS poses to American, and 37 minutes and 18 seconds on the Confederate flag.
Here is a visualization of the disparity:
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