Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting
Last week, broadcasters warned viewers about a dangerous E. coli outbreak, reported on communities coming together to celebrate proms, moms and marathons, and covered our nation’s crown jewels during National Parks Week.
Here are some of the top trends last week:
10,696 reports urging viewers to throw away romaine lettuce in order to avoid exposure to the E. coli virus. More than 80 people have been sickened by the tainted lettuce. The CDC is urging consumers to dispose of romaine lettuce in all forms -- heads and hearts of romaine to chopped romaine and romaine used in salads and salad mixes.Read the Story »
9,620 broadcasts sharing stories of gratitude for moms nationwide and tips to make this Mother’s Day special, as the holiday quickly approaches.Read the Story »
8,915 stories on local communities working together to give students a prom night to remember.Read the Story »
4,407 reports during National Parks Week celebrating our nation’s treasures and encouraging Americans to protect them.Watch the Video » Read the Story
4,395 segments on spring marathon season as groups across the country run 26.2 miles to raise money and awareness for good causes, while improving their health.Read the Story »
3,060 localized reports on how the hometown team is faring in this year’s playoffs.WFOR Story »
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