Today’s hearing before Judge Aileen Cannon in the Donald Trump classified documents case; the Georgia Supreme Court denies Trump’s attempt to shut down 2020 election investigation; the global heatwave and climate change; the 2024 presidential race and Joe Manchin’s third party run tease; a judge blocks Iowa’s six-week abortion ban; Russia backs out of Ukraine grain deal and bombs Ukraine grain port; and the Hollywood writers and actors strikes were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
Former President Donald Trump is formally arraigned on charges of mishandling classified documents and obstruction; the deal between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and far-right Republicans to call off the procedural impasse; the economy and whether the Fed will raise interest rates again or hold off for now; U.S.-China relations ahead of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s trip to Beijing; and the EU’s A.I. Act that puts limits on the potential uses of artificial intelligence were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
The classified Pentagon documents leak, and the arrest of suspect Jack Teixeira was the most-talked-about story this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the abortion pill rulings, followed by the Russia-Ukraine war at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the stop stories and people discussed in news/talk media during the week and is the result of ongoing research from TALKERS magazine. It is published every Friday at Talkers.com. See this week’s complete chart here.
The intelligence leak that made public classified Pentagon documents regarding Ukraine, Russia and U.S. allies; the court rulings affecting the abortion pill mifepristone; Fed economists predict a “mild recession” for the U.S. later this year; Tennessee state rep Justin Pearson is returned to the legislature after being ousted for taking part in a gun control demonstration; the aftermath of the deadly Louisville shooting and the topic of gun control; the Russia-Ukraine war and the video that purports to show a Russian soldier beheading a Ukrainian soldier; the legal matters facing former President Donald Trump; U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein leaves committee to recuperate from shingles as some fellow Democrats request her resignation due to her absence; and jury selection to begin in Dominion Voting vs FOX News case were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
The aftermath of the leaked classified Pentagon documents; China’s saber-rattling military exercises over Taiwan and French President Emanuel Macron’s cozying up to China; the deadly shooting at a Louisville bank and the political debate over gun control; the ruling by a Texas judge challenging the FDA’s approval of the abortion pill mifepristone; legal battles facing former President Donald Trump; the 2024 presidential race; and Elon Musk’s BBC interview were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
The debate in congress over raising the United States’ debt ceiling; The protests over the beating death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five former Memphis police officers; Ukraine’s plea for military aid to defend itself from Russian aggression; the classified government documents found in the possession of President Joe Biden, former Vice President Mike Pence, and former President Donald Trump; the security problems at the U.S.-Mexico border; former President Donald Trump begins campaigning for the 2024 presidential race; the scandals plaguing freshman Congressman George Santos; and the NFL conference championship games were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
The discovery of more classified documents at President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware; 10 people are slain by a lone gunman at a Lunar New Year party in Monterey Park, California; the battle in congress to raise the U.S.’s debt ceiling; Biden is expected to name Jeff Zients his new chief of staff after Ron Klain exits the post; immigration and security at the U.S.-Mexico border; the international debate over arming Ukraine in its defense against Russia; and the NFL playoffs were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.
The revelation that classified documents were found in a private office used by President Joe Biden during his time as vice president; the U.S. House begins operating under new rules and passes a bill to reduce the budget of the IRS; Joe Biden’s trip to Mexico City for the summit of North American leaders and the related issue of border security and immigration policy; the intensifying California floods causing evacuations amidst threats of mudslides; the aftermath of the Brazil riots and the storming of the National Congress; the controversy over reports of gas stoves causing health problems; the latest assaults in the Russia-Ukraine war; and the British royals drama following the release of Prince Harry’s book and his appearance on “60 Minutes” were some of the most-talked-about stories on news/talk radio yesterday (1/9).