Trending Topics in Cable News, July 22, 2014 – #JamesEsReal & #1YearOfBSE

Cable News Trending Topics for 2014-07-22

An interesting day in Twitter with hashtags that you don’t normally find in US cable news shows.  First is #jamesesreal, which is for newly signed Real Madrid soccer player James Rodriguez. Second is #1yearofbse, which is for the one year anniversary of the band 1 Direction’s “Best Song Ever” song.

Both of these hashtags were “hijacked” by people protesting the Israeli bombing of Gaza, which filled Twitter with pictures of mangled children.

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Trending Topics in Cable News for Monday, July 21, 2014

Cable News Trending Topics for 2014-07-21

Events in Ukraine and Gaza continue to hold the focus of US Cable News viewers…

Top Shows for the day:

Category Mentions Show
Most Mentions During Hour 2320 Fox News: The Kelly File
Most Mentions During Day 7554 Fox News: Hannity

Overall ratings by network

Network Tweet Count Unique Tweeters Reach Male Female
CNN 39341 25923 324589110 57 % 43 %
Fox News 34387 16818 155554547 63 % 37 %
MSNBC 28080 11954 122290673 55 % 45 %
HBO 6009 3422 21774774 61 % 39 %
Al Jazeera 2425 1792 10716401 57 % 43 %
Comedy Central 2334 1894 10508822 59 % 41 %
HLN 1825 1082 6546086 40 % 60 %

Most popular hastags

Hashtag Count
#mh17 6468
#tcot 6004
#gaza 4478
#lnyhbt 4477
#pjnet 2704
#blackfish 2458
#israel 2050
#p2 1779
#uniteblue 1778
#teaparty 1758

Tag Cloud across all shows

#2a #5things #ac360 #afp #arzhangdavoodi #atthishour #bds #blackfish #border #bordercrisis #boycottsofitelphday9 #bringbackourmarine #c2gthr #cashinin #cavuto #ccot #chicagoland #cnn #cnnforgaza #dailyshow #donothingdave #edshow #emptythetanks #flipadistrict #fns #foxnews #freepalestine #gaza #gazaunderattack #gop #greta #hamas #hannity #hardball #humanrightactivists #iamjada #inners #iran #irantalks #israel #israeltoicc #isreltoicc #kellyfile #lastword #lgbt #libcrib #livingwage #lnyhbt #maddow #marineheldinmexico #mh17 #morningjoe #msnbc #mtp #nerdland #newday #news #notosofitelday9 #nra #obama #ocra #otr #p2 #pdmfnb #pjnet #putin #realtime #redeye #rednationrising #reiders #retirereichert #russia #seaworld #shameonyou #sisterpatriots #storm4arturo #takeoffjustlogo #tcot #teamedshow #teaparty #texas #tgdn #thefive #tlot #tntweeters #tomorrowland #tweet4taiji #ukraine #un #uniteblue #uniteright #uppers #usa #va #vasurge #vote #wa8 #waar #wiunion #world

 

Word Cloud across all shows

100 against agree america american another back black border break broadcast children close co come crash crisis day deserves discrimination force gaza go going good gop gorgeous great hamas help ht interview israel israeli just killed know leader lies like live look love make man meet million much need netanyahu never new news nothing now obama one palestinian paradise people plane please pres president putin really rest right rt’s russia say says see shot show stand states stop support take tell think time today tonight truth ukraine us use want wants war watch way will women world y’all year young

Trending Topics in Cable News for Sunday, July 20, 2014 — #MH17 and Israel

Cable News Trending Topics for 2014-07-20

In terms of hashtags, #MH17 is continuing to dominate the conversation.  But in terms of words actually used, Israel is now dominate.  What’s interesting is that, in the past, Gaza was the more dominant term.  This suggests the conversation is shifting from the events on the ground to the political situation surrounding it.

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