Short Read | Jul 23, 2014
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.

Report | May 22, 2014
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.

Short Read | May 12, 2014
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.

Short Read | Jan 28, 2014
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.

Short Read | Oct 2, 2013
Rise of Greek nationalist ‘Golden Dawn’ party coincides with Greece’s economic crisis

The Greek government is preparing to try several lawmakers representing the Golden Dawn, a nationalist and anti-immigrant party that the government describes as “neo-Nazi.” The upcoming trial is related to the fatal stabbing of an anti-fascist rap musician on Sept. 18, by a Golden Dawn sympathizer. Golden Dawn,  a far right wing party whose motto […]

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