On UK elections, the talk on Twitter is largely negative
A new Pew Research Center analysis of the months leading up to election day finds that four of the six parties studied received more negative commentary than positive.
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.
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.
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.
5 facts about the state of local TV newsrooms
Despite revenue from political ads and fees paid by cable and other companies to carry their programming, the picture for local TV newsrooms is a mixed one.
Time Inc. spinoff reflects a troubled magazine business
Time Inc.’s troubles are emblematic of the economic challenges facing the consumer magazine industry.
The EU Elections on Twitter
An analysis of the Twitter conversation on the eve of the European Union elections suggest that those social media users are divided on the value of the EU and not particularly excited about the candidates for the European Commission presidency.
The acquisition binge in local TV
Media companies have dramatically expanding their local television holdings in recent years. Five companies own one-third of the about 1,400 local TV stations in the country.
8 Key Takeaways about Social Media and News
News has a place in social media – but on some sites more than others
Local TV audiences bounce back
Bucking a long-range trend of declining viewership, the audience for local TV news grew in all three major time slots in 2013.
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