Which US senator is mentioned more often on television news: Joe Manchin Or Kyrsten Sinema? The timeline below shows total daily mentions of Manchin across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of this year, showing a burst of coverage in June and then a buildup through the reconcilation debate starting on September 3rd.
MSNBC has mentioned him the most this year.
In terms of the seconds of airtime in which his name was displayed somewhere in the onscreen text, MSNBC leads the way with 28.6 hours, followed closely by CNN with 24.7 hours and Fox News with 7.5 hours. MSNBC displayed Manchin's name 3.8 times as often as Fox News.
In contrast, mentions of Sinema lack the strong ramping up to the reconciliation bill that Manchin's mentions showed. Both Manchin and Sinema see their mentions rapidly decline after the reconciliation vote was delayed.
MSNBC mentioned Sinema the most, mentioning her four times as much as Fox News.
MSNBC displayed Sinema's name somewhere in the onscreen text of its programming for more than 6.1 hours thus far this year, compared with 3.9 hours on CNN and just 48 minutes on Fox News. In all, MSNBC displayed her name 7.6 times as often as Fox News.