Justice Ginsburg's Death Cuts Covid-19 Coverage In Half On Television News

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The death of Justice Ginsburg has cut Covid-19 coverage on television news in half, from 6-7% of daily airtime down to around 3% airtime as attention shifts from the pandemic to the brewing political fight over her replacement. While media pundits may decry the public's lack of all-encompassing attention to the pandemic, it is worth noting how quickly the media has moved on from the Covid-19 story to cover each story of the moment this year.

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