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MH370: What does US news get right?

New research indicates that Americans are pleased with the TV news coverage of the missing flight, and tuning in often. But how does that compare to the way Americans usually view TV news?

Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, television news programmes in the US have devoted generous amounts of airtime to the mystery.

Viewers have responded well, providing good reviews and surging ratings for both cable and network news broadcasts.

The large-scale coverage comes as the Pew Research Center's Journalism Project releases its 11th annual State of the Media Report looking at trends in news consumption.

The BBC's Kate Dailey looks at the numbers.

Produced for the BBC by Bronson Hoover