Health issues topped the list of scientific studies reaching wide audiences in 2016
Health care policy, space and evolution led the way.
Wikipedia at 15: Millions of readers in scores of languages
A Pew Research Center analysis of the most visited pages in each language in 2015 tells a story about how the various versions are used.
From Twitter to Instagram, a different #Ferguson conversation
Study finds racial, ethnic divide in attention to crime news
Media coverage of the 2016 presidential race heats up
Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have received more media coverage than other potential 2016 presidential candidates, as of September 2014.
Cable, Twitter picked up Ferguson story at a similar clip
Net neutrality: A made-for-web debate
On Twitter, criticism exceeds praise for Obama’s speech
The word “women” appeared more often than 30 other search terms in the Twitter discussion, followed by such domestic topics as education, jobs, healthcare reform and the economy.
Twitter users give Christie negative marks on bridge scandal
Criticism of the governor among users outnumbered defenders by about 3-to-1 after news broke of e-mails linking his office to closing down traffic lanes in an act of political revenge.
Obamacare v. Philippines typhoon: How cable covered two big stories
In a week dominated by two mega-stories—the continuing travails of Obamacare and the devastating typhoon in the Philippines—America’s hypercompetitive cable news outlets exercised very different news judgments.