Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting

Last Week in America: July 23-27

This week, broadcasters helped to keep Americans safe with reports on widespread floods and food recalls. Reporters also highlighted bike and pedestrian safety in communities across America, the Tour de France and provided valuable information on blood drives.

Here are some of the top trends last week:




26,944 Airings

26,944 reports on flash floods, closed roadways and how to avoid danger, damage and distress.

Story from KYW »   Story from KUSA »   Story from KOAA »



19,611 Airings

19,611 alerts on recalled foods, ranging from salads to snack time staples.

Story from WSYX »   Story from KVEO »   Story from WBBM »



2,053 Airings

2,053 stories on what communities are doing to make walking, biking and getting around town safer and more convenient.

Story from Spectrum Central NC »   Story from WWTV »   Story from WCIV »



1,532 Airings

1,532 reports on who’s wearing the yellow jersey in the biggest bike race of the year.

Story from WBAL »   Story from WJAX »   Story from WTOP »



1,148 Airings

1,148 features of local organizations coming together to bolster their communities’ medical resources.

Story from WSOC »   Story from KOCO »   Story from WGNS »



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