Monday, December 24, 2007

Hard numbers

From the Columbia Journalism Review:
58

Number of stories mentioning the words "poverty," "low income," "homelessness," "welfare" or "food stamps" on the nightly newscasts of ABC, CBS and NBC between 9/11/03 and 10/30/06.
69
Number of stories those newscasts aired about Michael Jackson's legal woes during the same period.