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Yesterday’s (1/23) Top News/Talk Media Stories

The ongoing special counsel investigation into the government documents in the possession of President Joe Biden; the two mass shootings in Northern California that have claimed the lives of 18 people; the battle between the Biden administration and House Republicans over raising the United States’ debt ceiling; today’s court hearing of arguments over whether to publicly release the grand jury report on allegations former President Donald Trump and his allies tried to overturn the 2020 Georgia election results; the debate in Europe over supplying Ukraine with tanks to fight Russia; the precarious state of Republican Congressman George Santos’ political career as questions about campaign funding are raised; and the NFL’s Divisional playoffs were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Top News/Talk Stories for Week of January 16 – 20, 2023

The investigation into President Joe Biden’s possession of government documents by a special counsel was the most-talked-about story in news/talk media this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the U.S. debt ceiling and the politics surrounding raising the limit to avoid default, followed by state of the U.S. economy under the Biden administration tied with Microsoft’s announcement of the layoff of 10,000 workers and Google’s laying off of 12,000 workers at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top 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. You can see this week’s complete chart here.

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Yesterday’s (1/18) Hottest News/Talk Media Stories

The U.S. debt ceiling is reached today and the political battle over raising it; the special counsel investigation into President Joe Biden’s possession of government documents; the Supreme Court allows New York’s Concealed Carry Improvement Act to stand; the Biden administration’s softening on providing Ukraine with weapons needed to attack Russian positions in Crimea; the World Economic Forum taking place in Davos, Switzerland; Microsoft announces plans to lay off 10,000 workers; and the weeks of deadly storms that have battered and flooded California were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Top News/Talk Stories for Week of January 9 – 13, 2023

The discovery of two caches of classified government documents in the possession of President Joe Biden and the appointing of a special counsel to investigate was the most-talked-about story on news/talk radio this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was the first week of business of the Kevin McCarthy-led U.S. House, followed by the migrant issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and in Florida combined with Biden’s trip to Mexico City at #3. The Talkers TenTM is a weekly chart of the top stories and people discussed on news/talk radio 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 of the top news/talk radio stories here.