Change in quantity of local TV news broadcasts in the past 12 months U.S. 2017-2018

The statistic shows the change in the amount of local TV news broadcasts in the past 12 months in the United States in 2017 and 2018. According to the source, 28.2 percent of respondents stated that their station had increased the amount of local news broadcasts in the past 12 months, marking a decrease from the 32.4 in 2017 who said the same.

Change in the amount of local TV news broadcasts in the past 12 months in the United States in 2017 and 2018

20172018
Same65.4%69.7%
Decrease1.9%1%
Increase32.4%28.2%
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017 and 2018

Number of respondents

see supplementary notes

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted among all 1,685 operating, non-satellite television stations and a random sample of 3,481 radio stations. Valid responses came from 1,310 television stations (77.7%) and 645 radio news directors and general managers representing 1,938 radio stations. Some data sets (e.g. the number of TV stations originating local news, getting it from others and women TV news directors) are based on a complete census and are not projected from a smaller sample.
Figures prior to 2018 come from previous reports.

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