Cable News Trending Topics for 2014-11-29
Events in Ferguson continued to dominate Cable News Twitter on Saturday:
As the weekend schedules started to return to normal after holiday programming, activity levels on Twitter started to pick back up. Cashin’ In was at its usual levels, down a very slight 6% from last weekend’s record high. All other leading shows were down, most much more dramatically than that.
I’m just about at the point where I’ll have to plot Saturday’s chart with a log scale:
More useful for reading the levels of the shows in the tail, but quite deceptive to the human eye.
The raw data for the day: 2014-11-29-ShowStats.csv
Friday’s schedule was a special holiday one, with much of the normal programming displaced by re-runs and pre-taped shows. As a result, the conversation on Twitter was subdued. Greta one the best hour with a very low 703 mentions, while MSNBC live, which filled most of that network’s shortened news day, had the most mentions overall.
Raw data: 2014-11-28-ShowStats.csv