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"Life Expectancy" Narrative Accelerates as Average US Life Expectancy Falls

July 22, 2021EdgeTheory

The life expectancy narrative has been amplified by 158 U.S. media sources across 186 unique narratives in the last 30 days. The New York Times, NY Post, and CNN are the leading amplifiers of this narrative.

The life expectancy narrative accelerated in the last 24 hours after public health officials announced that the average U.S. life expectancy fell by 1.5 years for white Americans and 3 years for black and Hispanic Americans in 2020. This was largely due to COVID-19.

Every hour, the Kudzu US Media Module analyzes website feeds, Twitter accounts, and YouTube channels of major U.S. media outlets, their editors, and reporters to provide analytical insights on key trends and narrative frameworks.

Get the full Kudzu Narrative Intelligence Report here.

Learn more about customizable Kudzu Narrative Intelligence Reports here.

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