The Weekly Wrap Up For August 5, 2023 – The Conversation Project


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Top Ten Most Engaged News Headlines (Per Engagement Data)

 1-Cardi B’s alleged microphone from viral video could raise $100k for charity

   (Friday – 8/4/2023)

  2-Alicia Navarro Flees Montana Apartment with Older Man Overnight

   (Wednesday – 8/2/2023)

 3-Ariana Grande giving Ethan Slater ‘space’ as he ‘works things out’ with estranged wife

   (Sunday – 7/30/2023)

 4-Candace Owens Sparks Controversy for Stating Women Are the Reason for ‘Societal Ill’ 

   (Saturday – 7/29/2023)

 5-Former Arrow star Stephen Amell condemns SAG-AFTRA strike         

   (Tuesday – 8/1/2023)

 6-Big Ten examining potential additions of Oregon, Washington, California and Stanford to conference    

   (Thursday – 8/3/2023)

 7-DeSantis rocked by Black Republican revolt over slavery comments                

   (Friday – 7/28/2023)

 8-Justin Trudeau to Separate From Wife, Sophie  

   (Thursday – 8/3/2023)

 9-Gilgo Beach serial killings suspect Rex Heuermann gets first 2,500 pages of evidence in the case, and still insists police got the wrong guy 

   (Thursday – 8/3/2023)

 10-4 killed, 2 hurt in separate aircraft accidents near Oshkosh, Wisconsin            

   (Sunday – 7/30/2023)


Almost-Ran Headlines (Ranking 11 – 15)

 11-Angus Cloud, breakout star of ‘Euphoria,’ is dead at 25            (Tuesday – 8/1/2023)    12-Jonathan Majors Domestic Violence Trial Pushed To September     (Thursday – 8/3/2023)    13-Judge denies Trump’s bid to quash Fulton County DA’s probe into efforts to overturn Georgia election results      (Monday – 7/31/2023)    14-Yankees’ Domingo Germán entering treatment for alcohol abuse, placed on restricted list        (Thursday – 8/3/2023)    15-Mark Hamill is unhappy with Twitter’s transformation into ‘X,’ calls for boycott     (Tuesday – 8/1/2023)  


And The Almost-Irrelevant Story Of the Week

244-Marines recruiting surges while other services struggle               

   (Sunday – 7/30/2023)

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