Presidential campaign coverage always seems to start early, and perhaps more so this year. The 2016 election has received more media coverage this year than either the 2012 or 2008 campaigns received during comparable time frames.
While undergraduate enrollment in journalism and mass communication programs declined last year, most journalism school graduates gave positive marks to the schools they attended, with one notable exception.
The response on Twitter to George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin was almost equally divided between sharing news about the verdict and weighing in on it. And among those offering opinions about the outcome, their conclusion was very different from the jurors’. According to a new Pew Research Center analysis of nearly […]
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