Stories about Jimmy Savile abusing under age girls dominated the news in the week ending Sunday, October 7, according to journalisted.
It reports that new allegations made against Saville for the sexual abuse of young girls, generated 287 articles in the UK press.
Other most covered stories were:
- 5-year-old April Jones is abducted in Machynlleth, 245 articles.
- The Labour Party Conference in Manchester, 160 articles.
Covered little, according to journalisted, were:
- Militant Islamists kill suspected murderer by firing squad in Timbuktu, Mali, 1 article.
- 11-year-old boy finds well-preserved mammoth carcass in Siberia, 4 articles.