May. 22, 2015

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.

May. 7, 2015

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.

Mar. 13, 2015

Study finds racial, ethnic divide in attention to crime news

Feb. 11, 2015

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.

Dec. 23, 2014

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.

Dec. 10, 2014

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.

Oct. 31, 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.

Jul. 23, 2014

5 facts about the state of local TV newsrooms

Despite revenue from political ads and fees paid by cable and other companies to carry their programming, the picture for local TV newsrooms is a mixed one.

Jun. 5, 2014

Time Inc. spinoff reflects a troubled magazine business

Time Inc.’s troubles are emblematic of the economic challenges facing the consumer magazine industry.

May. 12, 2014

The acquisition binge in local TV

Media companies have dramatically expanding their local television holdings in recent years. Five companies own one-third of the about 1,400 local TV stations in the country.