Local TV: Average number of news hours per weekday

Local TV: Average number of news hours per weekday

 

Year Hours
2003 3.7
2004 3.6
2005 3.8
2006 4.1
2007 4.1
2008 4.6
2009 5
2010 5.3
2011 5.5
2012 5.4
2013 5.3
2014 5.3

Note: Based on survey responses of news directors at all commercial local TV stations in the fourth quarter of 2014 among operating, non-satellite-television stations.
Source: RTDNA/Hofstra University Surveys.
“State of the News Media 2016”

Pew Research Center