The Global Media's Interest In The Hong Kong Protests Is Fading

Global media attention to the Hong Kong protests has been steadily fading since its August 13th peak, with peaks each weekend and troughs each midweek.

The timeline below shows global online media coverage of " "hong kong" AND (protests OR protests OR protesters OR riot OR riots)" since January 1, 2017.

Live Version.

The timeline below shows the same graph as above, but zoomed into the May 1, 2019 to present period to show the protests more clearly.

Live Version.

As the media loses interest and moves on to other things, what does this portend for the ability of the protests to effect change?