PublicationsMarch 19, 2004

State of the News Media 2004: Radio

Radio might be called journalism’s forgotten but stable middle child.

PublicationsMarch 19, 2004

State of the News Media 2004: Ethnic/Alternative Media

Of all the sectors of the news media, the Ethnic and Alternative media in America are still in many ways the most fluid.

PublicationsMarch 19, 2004

State of the News Media 2004: Journalist Survey

Beyond all the facts and figures concerning the American news media, there are the attitudes and opinions journalists themselves have about their industry and profession. This section of the State of the News Media 2004 report details the results of a survey of more than 500 national and local reporters, editors and executives.

PublicationsMarch 15, 2004

Local TV Public Attitudes

The public is much more skeptical of the motives inside local TV news than the news professionals who work in the industry.

PublicationsMarch 15, 2004

Breaking News Viewership, First Night of Iraq War

The broadcast networks such as NBC and CBS remained the breaking news source of choice on television at the onset of the Iraq war in 2003.

PublicationsMarch 13, 2004

Journalist Survey

This section of the State of the News Media 2004 report details the results of a survey of more than 500 national and local reporters, editors and executives. The survey was conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press in collaboration with the Project for Excellence in Journalism and the Committee of Concerned Journalists.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2004

ePolitics 2004

A look at coverage of the presidential election on top news Web sites during the heat of the primary season.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2004

Number of Stories on Election Front Pages of News Websites 2004

The political front pages of news websites tended to feature 10 to 20 stories at a time in 2004, far more than could be available in a newspaper.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2004

Average Number of Stories on Election Front Pages

In comparison with newspapers, the election front pages of online news sites featured a depth of stories.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2004

Original Reporting on Election Front Pages

Overall, six in ten of the election stories on news websites studied during the presidential primary season in 2004 were original reporting.