July 12, 2018

Number of hours dedicated to local TV news

Year Hours
2003 3.7
2004 3.6
2005 3.8
2006 4.1
2007 4.1
2008 4.6
2009 5.0
2010 5.3
2011 5.5
2012 5.4
2013 5.3
2014 5.3
2015 5.5
2016 5.7
2017 5.6

Pew Research Center