Media & NewsDec 23, 2014

Market is still hot for buying up local TV stations

The rush to acquire local TV stations by media companies’ continued in 2014 and resulted in strong financial pay offs for them.

Media & NewsDec 10, 2014

The New Republic and the state of niche news magazines

The data suggest that the New Republic have a tough road ahead, with single-copy newsstand sales falling in 2013 and 2014.

Media & NewsDec 4, 2014

Lessons From Five Journalism Partnerships

As news outlets continue to team up in new ways, case studies of five content partnerships offer insight into what these collaborations mean for the public and for news organizations.

Media & NewsOct 31, 2014

Interest in midterms may be low, but local TV awash in political ad spending

Local TV has been receiving the largest portion of political media spending for at least a decade, but the share it consumes and the total dollars reaped continues to grow.

Media & NewsOct 30, 2014

Which news organization is the most trusted? The answer is complicated.

Using data from our latest media survey, we look at different ways to measure public trust of news organizations.

Media & NewsOct 21, 2014

Q/A: How Pew Research analyzed America’s polarized media consumption habits

We asked Amy Mitchell, our Director of Journalism Research, to discuss how the new report on media polarization was put together.

Media & NewsOct 9, 2014

Cutbacks at CNN highlight the cable news paradox

In terms of TV viewership, cable news peaked as a medium around the 2008 presidential election and, while showing impressive potential in digital, the business model is uncertain.

Media & NewsAug 22, 2014

News companies make play for India’s growing digital market

A growing number of news companies are making plays for India’s growing digital market, with the Huffington Post being the latest entrant.

Media & NewsAug 11, 2014

The growing pay gap between journalism and public relations

The salary gap between public relations specialists and news reporters has widened over the past decade – to almost $20,000 a year.

Media & NewsAug 1, 2014

As news business takes a hit, the number of black journalists declines

The number of black journalists working at U.S. daily newspapers has dropped 40% since 1997. That represents a loss of almost 1,200 journalists — from 2,946 in 1997 to 1,754 in 2013.