Media & NewsAugust 9, 2016

Newspaper companies lag behind their broadcast siblings after spinoffs

An analysis of the spinoffs shows that the broadcasting components of the original companies (which also retained many digital properties) have mostly outperformed their publishing counterparts in terms of operating profit margins.

Internet & TechSeptember 5, 2014

What drove spike in public comments on net neutrality? Likely, a comedian

While some evidence suggests that the amount of news media coverage mirrored that of the public’s comments on the FCC’s proposed net neutrality policy changes, our analysis found that more likely drivers of comments were grassroots efforts, as well as a popular comedian’s 13-minute segment on net neutrality that aired on cable television and found a large online audience.

Media & NewsAugust 11, 2014

The growing pay gap between journalism and public relations

The salary gap between public relations specialists and news reporters has widened over the past decade – to almost $20,000 a year.

Media & NewsJuly 21, 2014

How statehouse reporting power compares with a state’s population

State population is one key indicator of the size of a statehouse press corps.