TV audience and survey data from the days immediately following JFK's assassination show that Americans collectively tuned in to non-stop coverage that pioneered a new form of wall-to-wall television news delivery.
In a week dominated by two mega-stories—the continuing travails of Obamacare and the devastating typhoon in the Philippines—America’s hypercompetitive cable news outlets exercised very different news judgments.
Fusion’s launch reflects several demographic trends among the nation’s 53 million Hispanics, which make up 17% of all Americans.
Even at a time of fragmenting media use, television remains the dominant way that Americans get news at home, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of Nielsen data. And while the largest audiences tune into local and network broadcast news, it is national cable news that commands the most attention from its viewers.
Professional journalists have long faced the risks of working in harm's way, but now conflicts like the one in Syria are claiming the lives of a new part of the media -- citizen journalists.
Many companies are competing to provide consumers with ways to stream content among all their digital devices, but there's still a segment of Americans who own only one device -- a cell-phone.
The weeks-long battle between Time Warner Cable and CBS that is keeping the network’s programming from being shown in major markets comes down to the all-important question of retransmission fees.
NBC News purchased a digital start-up company that allows anyone with a smartphone to stream live video to the network from the scene of breaking news, a move that could lead to increased use of user-generated content.
The latest data on local television economics offers mixed messages: increasing revenue from news programming but cuts in newsroom budgets.