Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting

Last Week in America: July 16-20

This week, broadcasters highlighted the home-run-filled MLB All-Star Game and covered the coolest costumes at Comic-Con. They also updated their viewers on heart health, the status of the stock market and local public transit issues.

Here are some of the top trends last week:




37,523 Airings

37,523 reports on hometown stars — and fans — traveling to Washington for the midsummer classic.

Story from WDAF »   Story from WTTG »   Story from KXAS »



9,823 Airings

9,823 features on what makes a heart healthy and how to keep it that way — especially in the summer heat.

Story from WMTW »   Story from KGW »   Story from WFMY »



9,217 Airings

9,217 stories on fans flocking to San Diego in their favorite superhero gear.

Story from KUSI »   Story from KNBC »   Story from WRAL »



7,224 Airings

7,224 reports on how the markets are moving and why.

Story from WMUR »   Story from WPRI »   Story from WGN »



3,974 Airings

3,974 reports on ongoing projects, urgent alerts and schedule changes to bus and train lines in cities across the country.

Story from KGET »   Story from KARK »   Story from KMGH »




The States of Addiction

Hearst Television gives viewers a sense of the severity of the opioid crisis.


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