Keywords:Data Science, Natural Language Processing, COVID-19, TV Media
In this study, we analyzed contents of TV news program in japan, in order to clarify relationship between COVID-19 infection status and how these news were covered. First, we clarified the characteristics of COVID-19 coverage by analyzing changes in the coverage time and viewership, changes in the content of coverage, and changes in the priority of COVID-19 coverage, etc. Then, we analyzed how contents of TV news program changed in response to the increase/decrease in the number of infected people on the first, second, and third wave of infection. As a result, it is cleared that TV media and people's interest was big changed after first wave.
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