Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, the UN General Assembly vote condemning the invasion and Vladimir Putin’s threats against the West combined as the most-talked-about story on news/talk radio this week, landing atop the Talkers TenTM. At #2 this week was U.S.-China relations in the wake of the spy balloon matter and China’s cozying up to Russia, followed by the U.S. Energy Department concluding that COVID-19 was the result of a Chinese lab leak 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. See this week’s complete chart here.
Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine and the UN General Assembly votes calling for an end to the war; the U.S. Energy Department concludes COVID outbreak was likely caused by lab leak; the blowback against “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams after his tirade calling Black Americans a “hate group”; the snowy weather hitting Southern California; the aftermath of the toxic train wreck in East Palestine, Ohio; the GOP race for the nomination in ’24; the legal battles facing former President Donald Trump; President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan goes before the Supreme Court this week; and Sunday evening’s SAG Awards ceremony were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.