PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Television news became less factual and more speculative in covering the war on terror in November 2001, but pulled back again some in December.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

The initial coverage of the war on terror after September 11th was more factual and less speculative and analytical than the press of the Clinton Lewinsky scandal in its early days. 

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

The press coverage of the Clinton scandal in March 1998, a period that was not as speculative as earlier, was actually more factual in tone than coverage of the war on terror in the months after September 11th.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

The viewpoints expressed in coverage of the war on terror after September 11th were mostly positive, at most mixed, but not often negative when it came to the Bush Admnistration's policies.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Coverage in newspapers became somewhat more skeptical of the Bush Administration policies in the months after September 11th.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

The tone of stories about the war on terror  in the media overall after September 11was mostly positive toward the Bush Administration, sometimes mixed, and not often negative.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

The media generally relied heavily on named sources over unnamed in its coverage of the war on terror in the months after September 11th.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Stories about the war on terror were deeply sourced in the immediate aftermath of September 11th but began to rely on fewer sources in the months thereafter.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Time was consistently more factual in its approach to covering the war on terrorism than Newsweek in the months after September 11th.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Morning network shows became less factual and more analytical and speculative in their coverage of the war on terror in the months after September 11th.