This analysis of the Twitter discussions surrounding the 2015 Greek referendum employed media research methods that combined Pew Research’s content analysis rules with computer coding software developed by Crimson Hexagon (CH). This report is based on examination of about 2.5 million Twitter statements that were identified as being about the Greek developments in light of the July […]
Millennials rely on Facebook for their political news, while Baby Boomers turn to local TV. And while Millennials are less engaged with political news, they trust news sources as much as older generations do.
Over the past two decades, major newspapers across the country have seen a recurring cycle of ownership changes and steep declines in value.
This analysis of the Twitter discussions surrounding the 2015 United Kingdom (UK) elections employed media research methods that combined Pew Research’s content analysis rules with computer coding software developed by Crimson Hexagon (CH). This report is based on examination of about 13.5 million Twitter statements that were identified as being about the parties competing for the elections […]
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.
Crime consistently ranks as one of the most followed and discussed topics by the public, and it receives more attention in local news media than almost any other subject. A recent Pew Research Center report reinforces these findings but also suggests that certain groups of residents pay closer attention to local crime than others in […]
The rush to acquire local TV stations by media companies’ continued in 2014 and resulted in strong financial pay offs for them.
The data suggest that the New Republic have a tough road ahead, with single-copy newsstand sales falling in 2013 and 2014.
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.
Liberals and conservatives turn to and trust strikingly different news sources. And across-the-board liberals and conservatives are more likely than others to interact with like-minded individuals.