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Mike Ciandella

Research Analyst
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Mike Ciandella was a research analyst for the MRC's News Analysis Division, and managed the MRC's Bias by the Minute project (BBTM). Bias by the Minute is an extensive database of evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS and NBC, stretching back to January 2015. By utilizing this database, Ciandella and other MRC analysts were able to release detailed studies on network media coverage. On top of this, BBTM also published studies looking at cable news coverage, timing out the coverage of various topics to the second. 

You can check out the full archive of Bias by the Minutes stories here:

Latest Blogs

News Outlets Jumped to Promote Russian Organized Anti-Trump Protests

Mike Ciandella
February 20th, 2018 7:20 AM

ABC, NBC Ignore Conservative Criticisms of Adding Billions to Deficit

Mike Ciandella
February 12th, 2018 2:20 PM

Olympic Coverage Just Latest Example of NBC Cozying Up To Dictators

Mike Ciandella
February 8th, 2018 5:00 PM

CNN/MSNBC Cover Ryan’s $1.50 Tweet 74x More Than Pelosi’s ‘Crumbs’

Geoffrey Dickens and Mike Ciandella
February 6th, 2018 8:30 AM

MSNBC’s Joy Reid: ‘Family,’ ‘Church’ Tropes of 1950s-era Nationalism

Mike Ciandella
January 31st, 2018 10:31 AM

2017: The Year the News Media Went to War Against a President

Rich Noyes and Mike Ciandella
January 16th, 2018 6:00 AM

What? CBS Claims Trump Voters Don’t Want Trump To Repeal ObamaCare

Mike Ciandella
December 27th, 2017 12:32 PM

Accused Congressman Tells ABC Pelosi Knew of Charges: Coverage=Zero

Mike Ciandella
December 6th, 2017 4:59 PM

The Sex-Harassing Dem Congressman ABC and NBC Won’t Tell You About

Mike Ciandella
December 5th, 2017 12:49 PM

Media Double Standard: Coverage For Moore, Near Silence For Menendez

Mike Ciandella
November 10th, 2017 10:57 AM

FLASHBACK: CNN Didn’t See GOP Winning in 2009 As Referendum on Obama

Mike Ciandella
November 8th, 2017 3:47 PM

Study: CNN’s Failure to Cover Democrat’s Corruption Trial

Mike Ciandella
November 7th, 2017 12:58 PM

Mueller-Focused Evening Shows Still Haven’t Covered Bob Menendez Trial

Mike Ciandella
October 31st, 2017 2:02 PM

CNN: After 7 Days, Only 4 Minutes On Clinton Uranium Scandal

Mike Ciandella
October 24th, 2017 1:12 PM

Nets Cover UFOs, Lizard People, Ghosts – But Not Democrat Scandal

Mike Ciandella
October 23rd, 2017 2:05 PM

Prosecution Rests in Dem Senator Corruption Case, But CNN Dozes

Mike Ciandella
October 12th, 2017 12:33 PM

Nets Cover GOP Congressman Resigning, Ignored When It Was a Dem

Mike Ciandella
October 6th, 2017 12:17 PM

September TV Coverage: Bashing Trump on NFL, DACA and Cabinet Flights

Rich Noyes and Mike Ciandella
October 5th, 2017 1:15 PM

CBS Suggests Poor Cuba Relations Are Trump’s Fault, Not Castro’s

Mike Ciandella
October 2nd, 2017 3:05 PM

CNN: Zilch on Menendez Trial Bombshell, 2 Hours on Price Plane

Mike Ciandella
September 29th, 2017 4:35 PM