Anna Nicole: FNC Covered Her The Most

By Brian 

The Project for Excellence in Journalism is out with a report titled “Anna Nicole Smith — Anatomy of a Feeding Frenzy.” It found that “within the cable universe studied, one channel — Fox News — was much more focused on the Smith drama.”

Overall, “cable news programs devoted 22 percent of their airtime to the Smith story from Feb. 8 to March 2, double the amount given the second-biggest story, the presidential campaign… Fox News Channel devoted 32 percent of its total airtime to the story, MSNBC gave 21 percent and CNN allotted 14 percent,” the AP says.

FNC’s response to the AP: “We’ve invested in covering the Anna Nicole story as much as every other media outlet, including The Associated Press.” Here’s the PEJ report…