Health dominates news like never before

Andrew Van Dam

About Andrew Van Dam

Andrew Van Dam of The Wall Street Journal previously worked at the AHCJ offices while earning his master’s degree at the Missouri School of Journalism.

The latest numbers from Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism show health dominating the news hole with a 37 percent share of total coverage. It’s the highest number since Pew started tracking these things in 2007, topping the 32 percent mark it reached in August and September of last year. The coverage was driven by broadcast talk shows, where it took up an impressive 80 percent of the total news hole.

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