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Pew Takes Overly Pessimistic Shot at the News Industry

Paul Raeburn | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Pew worries that newsmakers are more adept at putting their message out without reliance on "any filter by the traditional media." I'm not sure the "filter" of the traditional media is a good thing. Or if it is, the burden is on Pew to show how and why.

Michael Calderone

Obama Gets Less Favorable Media Coverage Than In 2008

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK –- In the final months of the 2012 election, Mitt Romney advisers, along with countless conservative pundits and writers, have claimed th...

Michael Calderone

Study: Romney Gets More Positive Press Coverage Than Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- During the past several months of the Republican primary campaign, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney received a mix of positive and nega...

Pew Study: Public Appetite For News Growing, But Business May Not Profit

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Mobile technology appears to be increasing the public appetite for news but it's far from clear whether the news industry will profit from...

Michael Calderone

Top Candidate On Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Ron Paul's never garnered as much media attention as other Republican presidential candidates, even after placing second in the Ames Straw...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Disputes Study Touting Drudge's Influence

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post is pushing back against a much-discussed new study that claims the Drudge Report website drives 15 percent of the pape...

'The Facebook Effect'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.08.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is influencing what news gets read online as people use the Internet's most popular hangout to share and recommend content. ...

More People Get Their News Online Than In Print For First Time

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The rapid growth of smart phones and electronic tablets is making the Internet the destination of choice for consumers looking for ne...

Readers Don't Want To Pay For News Online: Survey

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Getting people to pay for news online at this point would be "like trying to force butterflies back into their cocoons," a new consum...

Newspapers Still Lead Local News Coverage

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Most local news still flows from newspapers even as an Internet-driven upheaval diminishes the depth of their coverage, accordin...

Fox News Is the Story

Eric E. Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric E. Burns

The White House has exposed Fox News for what it is: not a news organization, but a partisan political entity that is waging a war against the Obama administration and its progressive agenda.

State Of News Media Survey: Things Are Bleak In Journalism

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The state of journalism is bleak, but an annual study of the industry suggests all hope should not be lost. While the business model...

Study: "Daily Show" Very Similar To "O'Reilly Factor"

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A journalism think tank studying "The Daily Show" doesn't believe many people get their news from Jon Stewart _ because otherwise the...

In Week Of Iraq War Anniversary, Obama's Race Speech Dominated Media Coverage

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week was a big one for news: On Monday, the markets opened to news that Bear Stearns had collapsed and was being bought out by JP Morgan; on Tues...

Study: Web Has Narrowed, Not Democratized, Media

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Internet has profoundly changed journalism, but not necessarily in ways that were predicted even a few years ago, a study on the ...

Survey Of Journalists In Iraq Reveals Grim Portrait Of Dangerous Situation

New York Times | Richard Pérez-Peña | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a newly released survey, American journalists in Iraq give harrowing accounts of their work, with the great majority saying that colleagues have be...