As the 2012 presidential race shifts from the GOP primary battle to the general election matchup between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, a new PEJ study reveals what the public has been told about the two candidates by the media. It also finds that Mitt Romney emerged as the winner of the media primary weeks before Rick Santorum dropped out.
After the furor over its decision to defund Planned Parenthood, the Susan G. Komen foundation reversed course and a key official resigned.
The annual survey of recent journalism and communication graduates by the University of Georgia shows only small changes in a difficult employment environment. But there are some silver linings, including a jump in job satisfaction among those who have found work in the field.
Assessing a New Landscape in Journalism By Jesse Holcomb, Tom Rosenstiel, Amy Mitchell, Kevin Caldwell, Tricia Sartor and Nancy Vogt A new phenomenon has emerged in journalism in recent years-the era of non-profit news. As traditional newsrooms have shrunk, a group of institutions and funders motivated by something other than profit are entering the journalism […]
Bloggers, last week, overwhelmingly disapproved of President Obama’s proposal to withdraw 10,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year. But what they called for instead varied greatly—from wanting all the troops home to calls for sending more support.