Detecting Media Bias: Tag Clouds for Fox News and MSNBC

As an experiment, I decided to create tag clouds of the aggregated news transcripts from both Fox and MSNBC — obtained from the LexisNexis database, covering from October 20th to the 28th — just to see if any themes emerged.

Fox Tag Cloud

MSNBC Tag Cloud

I’ll follow this posting up in the next few days with my observations, but I’d like to get insights from others before offering up my own.

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2 thoughts on “Detecting Media Bias: Tag Clouds for Fox News and MSNBC

  1. Thanks a lot for sharing this with all of us. You actually recognize what you’re talking about!

  2. travelingmad says:

    Hmmmm. Interesting. Glad more people are keeping an eye on Sly Fox.

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