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.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Over time the press is inching back toward pre-September 11th norms of behavior.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

In contrast to most other media, especially TV, ABC's Nightline in 2001 became more factual and less speculative in the two months after September 11th.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

After a marked caution after the attacks of September 11th, the media moved somewhat more in the direction of analysis, opinion and speculation in November and December 2001.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Newspapers stood out for consistently high levels of factulness in their early coverage of the war on terror after September 11th.

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.