The Red Scare Index: 306 (Last Week)

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Here is today's daily Red Scare Index -- our search of CNN, CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, MSNBC and CNBC for uses of the following terms: Socialism, Socialist, Socialists, Socialistic, Communism, Communist, Communists, Communistic, Marxism, Marxist, Marxists, Fascism, Fascist, Fascists and Fascistic.

Here are the numbers for last week, April 13-17, 2009:

TOTAL: 306
Socialism, Socialist, Socialistic: 139
Communism, Communist, Communistic: 104
Marxism/Marxist: 1
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 62

By Network:

CNN: 43
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 6
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 27
Marxism, Marxist/s: 0
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 6

CNN Headline News: 22
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 1
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 19
Marxism, Marxist/s: 0
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 2

Fox News Channel: 103
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 50
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 35
Marxism, Marxist/s: 0
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 18

Fox Business Network: 69
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 33
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 3
Marxism, Marxist/s: 0
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 33

MSNBC: 58
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 42
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 13
Marxism, Marxist/s: 11
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 2

CNBC: 15
Socialism, Socialist/s, Socialistic: 7
Communism, Communist/s, Communistic: 7
Marxism, Marxist/s: 0
Fascism, Fascist/s, Fascistic: 1

The above numbers are the result of a TVeyes.com power search for these terms on these networks.

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