As of Tuesday, the delta variant narrative has been amplified by 61 U.S. media sources across more than 100 unique narratives. Currently, the leading amplifiers of content include CBS News, CNN, and Reuters. The leading narrative trends associated with the delta variant narrative include fully vaccinated, alpha variant, public health, and vaccination rates. Each of these narrative trends has been mentioned at least 50 times in the 100 relevant narratives.
Every hour, the Kudzu US Media Module analyzes website feeds, Twitter accounts, and YouTube channels of major U.S. media outlets, editors, and reporters to provide analytical insights into key trends and narrative frameworks.