Pew Research Center survey reports, demographic studies and data-driven analysis
Online Journalists Optimistic About Revenue, Concerned About Quality
Internet journalists see a revenue path on the web, but also say the internet is changing journalism mostly for the worse.
Blogs Can’t Escape AIG
Though new media often diverges from the traditional press, reaction to the AIG bonuses united the two.
For the Media, AIG Is All the Rage
Last week, the narrative for a complex economic crisis got much simpler. The coverage focused on one corporate villain and one angry public.
An End to Religion, Newspapers and the American Way of Life
While the traditional press focused on economic villains, bloggers largely eschewed partisan squabbling and parsing of details for a more abstract and far-reaching discussion.
Media Match: Cramer vs. Stewart
Press focus turned to the hunt for people or institutions embodying the excess that contributed to the financial system’s unraveling.
State of the News Media 2009
Even before the recession, the fundamental question facing journalism was whether the news industry could win a race against the clock for survival. In the last year, two important things happened that have effectively shortened the time left on that clock. Some of the numbers are chilling.
Media Get on Dow Rollercoaster
Last week marked the fourth time in four weeks that a different component of the economic crisis was the top storyline.
Obamanomics: No Deficit in Press
A developing media meta narrative focused on the president’s high stakes overhaul of domestic priorities implicit in his budget proposals.
While the economy dominated conversation online, a good many bloggers focused on a policy change made and then withdrawn at Facebook, a demonstration of the power of social media.
Supply & Demand: Crisis Eclipses All Other News
With the stimulus passed, the media moved to other economic horror stories: foreclosures, the auto industry and bailouts.