Industry News

Wednesday’s Hottest News/Talk Media Topics

According to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine, the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media on January 4 were: the machinations behind U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s ongoing bid to be Speaker of the House for the 118th Congress; special counsel Jack Smith’s investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 election results and his keeping of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago; the health status of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, the NFL’s rescheduling quandary and the issue of player safety in the NFL; the migrant problem at the U.S.-Mexico border and in Florida; the Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine and President Joe Biden’s willingness to supply Ukraine with Bradley fighting vehicles; concerns about the new XBB Covid variant; the coming release of Prince Harry’s book; and the extreme weather hitting California.