A guide to Central PA TV news online and on social media

WGAL is the perennial ratings leader, but how does it fare against the competition on Facebook and Twitter?
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WGAL’s Anne Shannon with Barry Spengler of Royer’s Flowers.

WGAL is a perennial ratings leader among the news operations of central Pennsylvania’s network-affiliated TV stations. But WGAL, WHP, WHTM and WPMT also compete for hearts, minds and eyeballs online.

Here are links to the stations’ websites and Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as a look at how they rank in three basic social media categories (as of May 10, 2014):

WGAL
WGAL.com
facebook.com/wgal8
twitter.com/WGAL

WHP/CBS21
local21news.com
facebook.com/cbs21news
twitter.com/cbs21news

WHTM/abc27
abc27.com
facebook.com/abc27news
twitter.com/ABC27News

WPMT/Fox43
Fox43.com
facebook.com/fox43news
twitter.com/@fox43

Facebook “likes”
abc27: 153,945
WGAL: 129,378
Fox 43: 80,916
CBS21: 67,660

Twitter followers
WGAL: 20,800
abc27: 20,600
Fox 43: 11,100
CBS21: 10,900

Tweets
CBS21: 61,800
WGAL: 57,600
abc27: 54,200
Fox 43: 44,900

 

 

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