News & Insights
Blumberg Capital portfolio news, startup growth resources and industry insights
Recent East Coast hurricanes have gotten more media coverage than California wildfires
Nov 21, 2018
By Rani Molla and Shirin Ghaffary
In the past few weeks, a series of historically destructive wildfires have ravaged California — burning entire towns to the ground, leaving 84 dead, nearly a thousand missing and more than 10,000 homes destroyed — and the blazes are still ongoing.
But the issue has received far less media coverage than hurricanes this year, according to data from Parse.ly, a company that measures article views for more than 3,000 primarily U.S.-based publication websites, including the Wall Street Journal, NBC and Time.