REPORT: Cable news turns to Repubs for Surpeme Ct. comments

This comes from the no shit dept., but it's important that watchdog groups point these disparities out on a regular basis if we ever have any hope of changing it.

From Media Matters:

A Media Matters for America analysis of daytime cable news shows in the week following Justice David Souter's May 1 retirement announcement found that significantly more Republican members of Congress, especially on Fox News, participated in discussions about or touching on the Supreme Court than did Democratic members of Congress and Obama administration officials.

During daytime programming (9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET) on CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC last week from May 4 to May 8, nine Republican members of Congress made guest appearances in segments during which the Supreme Court was either discussed or mentioned. By contrast, only two Democratic members of Congress -- and no members of the Obama administration -- appeared as guests in such segments over that time period.

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