Tuesday 28 September 2010

Games beat Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband for cover

According to journalisted the chaos surrounding preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi was the most covered story in the week ending Sunday, September 26, ahead of reports on Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrat conference and Ed Miliband winning the Labour leadership race.

Journalisted says "covered lots" were: The Commonwealth Games, amidst health and safety boycott threats against the Delhi games village, with 479 articles; Nick Clegg and the UK Lib Dem party conference with 273 articles; Ed Miliband winning the Labour Party leadership on Saturday, 259 articles; Iranian President Ahmadinejad's UN speech which prompted General Assembly walk-outs, 72 articles.

Covered little were: Allegations of violence and fraud during Afghanistan's elections, 6 articles; the ongoing Kashmir-India conflict, with increasing regional nuclear tensions, 3 articles; The World Alzheimer Report 2010, indicating the annual global cost of dementia now at £388 billion, 9 articles.

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