Journalisted Weekly: (More) royal wedding, AV, and letter bombs

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for the week ending Sunday 24 April

  • Royal Wedding and AV referendum dominate news and debate
  • Terror stemming from football club rivalry grips front and back pages
  • EU immigrants and Sri Lanka war crimes covered little

Covered lots

  • News and comment on the Royal Wedding, as preparations for street parties and security continue ahead of Friday, 722 articles
  • Debate around AV referendum, with party leaders divided and ‘yes’/’no’ voting campaigns in full swing, 197 articles
  • Letter bombs sent to Celtic Football Club manager Neil Lennon and and two other fans, 108 articles

Covered little

Political ups and downs (top ten by number of articles)

Celebrity vs serious

Arab spring

Who wrote a lot about…’AV’

Andrew Grice – 7 articles (The Independent), Roland Watson – 6 articles (The Times), Andrew Porter – 5 articles (The Telegraph), Allegra Stratton – 5 articles (The Guardian), Andrew Sparrow – 4 articles (The Guardian), Patrick Wintour – 4 articles (The Guardian), Anushka Asthana – 4 articles (The Times)

Long form journalism

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