Stories from the Past Week in Broadcasting

Last Week in America: Nov. 26-30

Last week, broadcasters reported on alarming new data on overdose deaths, covered legislative action from lame duck sessions in legislatures across the country, gave viewers important updates on dangerous winter weather and took a look at the upcoming holiday travel season.

Here are some of the top trends last week:




6,021 Airings

6,021 reports on new CDC data showing a decrease in life expectancy, due in large part to overdose deaths.

Story from WLEX »   Story from WTOL »  



3,927 Airings

3,927 reports alerting viewers of cold, snowy weather and slick roads.

Story from WDAF »   Story from KKFT »



3,549

3,549 stories on last minute measures from state legislatures to Capitol Hill, before legislative sessions end.

Story from KTRH AM »   Story from WRAL »



2,715 Airings

2,715 features on the best deals and tips to navigate this holiday travel season.

Story from WFMY »   Story from WKRN »



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