Fox News Has Mentioned Benghazi Over 1,100 Times In The Past Year

Fox News is obsessed with Benghazi. That’s not secret. But here’s a fact buried in Politico Magazine national editor Michael Hirsh’s article discussing the “Benghazi-Industrial Complex“: the word Benghazi has been mentioned on no fewer than 1,101 Fox News programs in the past year.

According to Hirsh, that figure comes from Nexis.

“The chyron ‘Benghazi’ is almost as much of a permanent fixture on Fox as ‘Breaking News’ is on CNN,” Hirsh writes.

Read the whole piece here.

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