Fox News Spent One Minute Covering Marriage Equality In Three States

May has been one historical month for marriage equality, but Fox News only had one minute of coverage on the subject. That’s like… 20 seconds per state.

1. With recent marriage equality victories in Rhode Island, Delaware and Minnesota, more than 2 Million LGBT Americans can get married. How did the media cover these historical events?

Not very evenly.

Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters

Total Rhode Island Coverage:
Based on cable news coverage May 1-3, 2013

5. Fox News:

Total Delaware Coverage:
Based on cable news coverage May 6-8,2013.

9. Fox News:

No Fox News program mentioned the passage of marriage equality legislation in Delaware.

Total Minnesota Coverage:
Based on cable news coverage May 8-15,2013.

13. Fox News:

See full Equality Matters data and report here.


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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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