Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting

Last Week in America: July 30 - August 3

Last week broadcasters reported on tax free, back to school shopping and reviewed the latest and greatest in consumer goods. They hit the field to cover rallies, protests, power outages and NFL training camps.

Here are some of the top trends last week:




4,888 Airings

4,888 reports on tax free shopping days in states across the country.

Story from WCBD »   Story from WEWS »



3,963 Airings

3,963 stories about rallies, marches and grassroots organizing as Congress heads into election season.

Story from WFMY »   Story from WCCO »



1,812 Airings

1,812 radio broadcasts on power outages giving listeners the info they need even when the screen goes dark.

Story from KHTS »   Story from KFMB »



1,616 Airings

1,616 reports from the sidelines as NFL teams get their training underway.

Story from KCTV »   Story from WPCW »



1,487 Airings

1,487 stories featuring product reviews, assessments of local services and more.

Story from WPVI »   Story from WRAL »




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