Fact TankMay 22, 2013

Citizen eyewitnesses provide majority of top online news videos in Oklahoma tornado disaster

In recent years, natural disasters around the world have been chronicled by a new kind of visual journalism, often produced by citizen eyewitnesses and posted to the video sharing site YouTube. These videos represent a way of “crowdsourcing” a dramatic breaking news event, frequently before professional journalists can arrive on the scene.

Media & NewsMarch 18, 2013

State of the News Media 2013

News reporting resources continued to decline in 2012 and nearly a third of Americans have abandoned a news outlet. Meanwhile, more newsmakers are able to take their messages directly to the public.

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Media & NewsDecember 5, 2012

Infographic: Visualizing the Future of Mobile News

See a selection of infographics presenting data from The Project for Excellence in Journalism’s Future of Mobile News report. The infographics are the result of a designer challenge issued by PEJ in collaboration with The Economist Group and data visualization website Visual.ly.

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Internet & TechNovember 29, 2012

Infographic: The Rise of Digital Politics: Social Media, Mobile Devices and the Campaign

The growth of social media and rapid adoption of internet-enable mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process. An infographic provides a summary of the latest data from national surveys taken during the 2012 campaign.

Media & NewsOctober 25, 2012

Internet Gains Most as Campaign News Source, But Cable TV Still Leads

Americans are following the presidential campaign more closely on nearly every news platform than they were earlier in the year.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 11, 2012

One-in-Ten ’Dual-Screened’ the Presidential Debate

More than half of America watched the first presidential debate live, including 11% who were “dual screeners,” following coverage on a computer or mobile device while also following television coverage.

Media & NewsOctober 1, 2012

Future of Mobile News

The era of mobile digital technology has crossed a new threshold.

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Media & NewsSeptember 30, 2012

Infographic: The Future of Mobile News

Highlights from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism report The Future of Mobile News.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 27, 2012

In Changing News Landscape, Even Television Is Vulnerable

There are signs that television news — like the print news sources before it — may be losing its hold on the next generation of news consumers. Online and digital news consumption continues to increase, driven by expanding use of mobile devices and the rise of social networking sites.

Media & NewsAugust 15, 2012

Obama Outpaces Romney in Social Media, Web Campaign

Barack Obama holds a distinct advantage over Mitt Romney in the way his campaign is using digital technology to communicate directly with voters.