February 8, 1990

Avianca Airlines Crash Tops Times Mirror News Interest Index

Report Summary

The crash of an Avianca Airlines jetliner near New York’s Kennedy Airport was the most closely followed news story in January, according to the latest Times Mirror New Interest Index, followed by the Charles Stuart murder case in Boston, the arrest of Washington Mayor Marion Barry, and the acquittal of defendants in California’s McMartin Day Care child abuse trial.