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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

CNN Ignores Menendez Trial, Barely Skipped a Day for Ted Stevens

Mike Ciandella
September 27th, 2017 8:00 AM

CNN Once Called Menendez Trial ‘Big Deal,’ So Where’s the Coverage?

Mike Ciandella
September 20th, 2017 11:30 AM

86 Percent Negative: Media Scold Trump on Climate

Mike Ciandella
September 13th, 2017 10:15 AM

The Liberal Media’s Summer of Pummeling Trump

Rich Noyes and Mike Ciandella
September 12th, 2017 7:51 AM

NBC’s Today: Still No Coverage of Venezuelan Distress

Mike Ciandella
August 1st, 2017 12:06 PM

Nets Barely Notice Venezuela’s Vote for Dictatorship

Mike Ciandella
July 31st, 2017 5:17 PM

Nets Love Trump Drama – Largely Ignore Jobs, Record High Dow Jones

Mike Ciandella
July 27th, 2017 11:54 AM

Venezuela Descends Into Dictatorship, But Networks Can’t Be Bothered

Mike Ciandella
July 25th, 2017 10:47 AM

Fake History! CNN’s Zeleny Says Bastille Day Is WWI Anniversary

Mike Ciandella
July 13th, 2017 3:59 PM

Unprofessional: CNN Threatens Reddit User Over Trump GIF

Mike Ciandella
July 5th, 2017 10:35 AM

ABC, CBS, NBC Hyped ObamaCare as 'Reform,' Not GOP Plan

Mike Ciandella
June 28th, 2017 10:52 AM

Mika on Trump's America: ‘It Does Feel Like a Developing Dictatorship’

Mike Ciandella
June 23rd, 2017 1:39 PM

Venezuela Supreme Court Burns; ABC, CBS, NBC Snooze

Mike Ciandella
June 15th, 2017 11:11 AM

MSNBC Host Agrees With Lib Donor: Republicans ‘on Crazy Train’

Mike Ciandella
June 13th, 2017 11:18 AM

CNN Promoted NY Times Story Now Debunked by Comey

Mike Ciandella
June 8th, 2017 5:29 PM

Oops! NBC Reporter Tweet Misquotes Comey, Confuses Sessions and Lynch

Mike Ciandella
June 8th, 2017 11:40 AM

CNN Goes Bonkers: Spends 10 Hours on Comey Before Testimony

Mike Ciandella
June 7th, 2017 1:06 PM

Brian Williams: Trump Gave ‘Dark Speech’ on ‘Sunny Day'

Mike Ciandella
June 1st, 2017 4:37 PM

Nets Spend 10 Mins on Trump Typo Tweet

Mike Ciandella
May 31st, 2017 11:09 AM

Nets Ignore Ongoing Disaster in Venezuela; Downplay Role of Socialism

Mike Ciandella
May 30th, 2017 12:11 PM