Elections, Economy Led Talk Radio In 2010: Study
January 12, 2011 at 4:36 AM (PT)
The PEW PROJECT FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM's annual "The Year In News" report for 2010 showed that the elections and the economy were the year's top stories in the media and on radio, with the economy topping all media but the elections leading talk radio topics for the year.
For Talk radio, the elections topped the chart with 19.9% of the newshole, followed by the economy at 17.9%. Health care was third at 10.9%, with the OBAMA administration and the BP oil spill next.
For radio news, the economy was the clear leader at 15.6%, followed by the BP oil spill, then the elections. NPR also focused on the economy over the elections.
Read the report by clicking here.