November 30, 2008

Terror in Mumbai Is Biggest Story

PEJ's News Coverage Index November 24 - 30, 2008

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not issue a News Index report this week.

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November 24 – 30, 2008

Overall (All 5 Sectors)

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 Mumbai Terror Attacks 23%
2 New Obama Administration 20
3 Financial Crisis 17
4 Holiday Season 3
5 Events in Iraq 3
6 Thanksgiving 2
7 Thailand Protests/Unrest 2
8 Presidential Election Results 2
9 U.S. Auto Industry 1

Newspapers

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 Financial Crisis 21%
2 New Obama Administration 19
3 Mumbai Terror Attacks 14
4 Events in Iraq 4
5 Holiday Season 2
6 Cyberspace Issues 2
7 Thanksgiving Holiday 2
8 Iraq Homefront 2
9 U.S. Auto Industry 2

Online

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 Mumbai Terror Attacks 18%
2 New Obama Administration 16
3 Financial Crisis 15
4 Thailand Protests Unrest 10
5 Events in Iraq 7
6 Holiday Season 5
7 Thanksgiving Holiday 5
8 FDA Tainted Imported Food 2
9 Afghanistan 2

Network TV

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 New Obama Administration 20%
2 Mumbai Terror Attacks 18
3 Financial Crisis 18
4 Holiday Season 6
5 Holiday Travel 4
6 Events in Iraq 3
7 U.S. Domestic Terrorismand Efforts to Combat 2
8 Thanksgiving Holiday 2
9 Worldwide Food Shortage 1

Cable TV

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 Mumbai Terror Attacks 45%
2 New Obama Administration 28
3 Financial Crisis 11
4 U.S. Auto Industry 3
5 Holiday Season 2
6 Events in Iraq 1
7 U.S. Domestic Terrorism and Efforts to Combat 1
8 Presidential Election Results 1
9 Natalee Holloway 1

Radio

Rank Story Percent of Newshole
1 Financial Crisis 19%
2 New Obama Administration 13
3 Presidential Election Results 12
4 Mumbai Terror Attacks 10
5 Presidential Election Results 5
6 Holiday Season 4
7 New 111th Congress 3
8 Thanksgiving Holiday 3
9 Immigration 2