September 10, 2008

Foreign News Shrinking but Not Gone

11%

That’s the percent of news coverage devoted to international events not directly involving the U.S.

U.S. newspaper coverage of international events is declining faster than any other subject, with reporting on international news down to 10.7% of the newshole so far this year A Project for Excellence in Journalism study finds that fully 64% of participating newspaper editors report their papers are giving less space to non-U.S. news, and 46% say they are devoting fewer reporting and editing resources to the subject. Yet some foreign events still make headlines. Read More