Media & News Dec. 2, 2010

Social Media Deride TSA Security Measures

Anger and frustration over the new TSA airport security measures boiled over on blogs, Twitter and YouTube.

Media & News Nov. 23, 2010

Security Stories: Economy, Airport Screening Top News

Even with no major new developments, the economy remained the top story in the news. The TSA’s air safety efforts also received heavy coverage.

Media & News Nov. 16, 2010

Obama “Shellacking” Captures Coverage

The media narrative last week portrayed a weakened president buffeted by events from all sides as the economy reclaimed the No. 1 spot..

Media & News Nov. 11, 2010

Blogs: Don’t Give War a Chance

Online criticism of a David Broder column produced a kind of blogosphere bipartisanship and unanimity rarely seen on crucial political and policy issues.

Media & News Nov. 10, 2010

Election Returns

The culmination of the 2010 midterm elections proved to be the biggest weekly story in two years, filling 57% of the newshole.

Media & News Nov. 8, 2010

Parsing Election Day Media

In today’s news landscape, both mainstream and new media sources shape the narrative. A new PEJ study finds that no single unified message reverberated throughout the media universe in the wake of the November 2 voting and what one learned depended largely on where one got the news.

Media & News Nov. 8, 2010

Global Warming Believers Rally on Blogs

The recent rise in federal worker salaries took the No.1 spot in the blogosphere, but global warming was again a hot topic. For a change it was the believers — not the skeptics — leading the discussion.

Media & News Nov. 2, 2010

Midterms Dominate Coverage in Final Week

The elections accounted for 42% of the total newshole, and filled a majority of the airtime on cable and radio.

Media & News Oct. 28, 2010

Blogged Comments

Tea Party favorites O’Donnell and Palin generated partisan reactions in the blogosphere.

Media & News Oct. 26, 2010

Media Ride Electoral Wave

The midterms accounted for 38% of the total newshole, up substantially from 28% the previous week, and registering as the No. 1 story in all five media sectors.