Early morning, noon and late evening slots drive growth in local TV news
Faced with multiple years of audience declines during traditional time slots, many local TV stations began expanding their programming to nontraditional hours such as very early morning, midday and at 7 p.m.
Twitter users turn critical eye toward Greek prime minister after referendum
A new analysis of about 300,000 tweets in Greek and English, collected between July 6 and 12, finds that the conversation about the controversial Greek prime minister has been primarily negative in tone, especially among those posting tweets in Greek.
As Greeks head to the polls, the Twitter conversation differs by language
Among Greek-language tweets studied, 40% of the conversation included positive expressions about the EU proposals on the referendum calling for a financial bailout, while 33% was negative and 27% was neutral.
The declining value of U.S. newspapers
Over the past two decades, major newspapers across the country have seen a recurring cycle of ownership changes and steep declines in value.
On UK elections, the talk on Twitter is largely negative
A new Pew Research Center analysis of the months leading up to election day finds that four of the six parties studied received more negative commentary than positive.
Study finds racial, ethnic divide in attention to crime news
Jon Stewart to step down from The Daily Show, where he pioneered news through comedy
As Stewart moves on to his next endeavor, here are some key facts about how he has carved out his place in the journalistic world.
Market is still hot for buying up local TV stations
The rush to acquire local TV stations by media companies’ continued in 2014 and resulted in strong financial pay offs for them.
The New Republic and the state of niche news magazines
The data suggest that the New Republic have a tough road ahead, with single-copy newsstand sales falling in 2013 and 2014.
Interest in midterms may be low, but local TV awash in political ad spending
Local TV has been receiving the largest portion of political media spending for at least a decade, but the share it consumes and the total dollars reaped continues to grow.