Tracking A Decade Of "Dr." Mentions Across ABC/CBS/NBC Evening News

How often has the title "Dr." appeared in the onscreen text of ABC, CBS and NBC evening news over the past decade? The timeline below shows the total monthly seconds of airtime since 2010 in which it appeared, showing a steady decline from 2010 through late 2019, the massive surge at the start of the pandemic and the sharp decline through the course of the pandemic, as well as CBS using it far less than its peers. Note that this includes all appearances of "Dr." including in commercials, so some trends below may reflect shifts in advertising campaigns, but tracks the total appearances of the title that viewers have seen over the past decade.

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