PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

Average Viewership of the Presidential Debates

An average of 52 million Americans watched the presidential debates in 2004, though that doesn’t include C-Span. NBC was the ratings leader in debate coverage.

PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

Geographic Focus of Stories in Amsterdam News

The US was the dominant region receiving coverage in the Amsterdam News, with the local geographic area the focus of the bulk of the stories.

PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

How Often People Watch Local TV News

The percentage of Americans who say they regularly watch local TV news fell 22% from 1993 to 2004. 

PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

Income of Spanish-Language News Professionals

The majority of those working in Spanish language journalism make somewhere between $25,000 and $49,999.

PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

Language Preferred for Local TV News, Various Ethnicities

In contrast with other ethnic groups, the majority of Hispanics prefer to watch local TV news in their ancestral language. 

PublicationsMarch 13, 2005

Language Preferred for Newspapers, Various Ethnicities

Although Hispanics prefer to receive electronic media in Spanish, the majority report they would rather read newspapers in English.

PublicationsFebruary 1, 2005

A New Journalism for Democracy in a New Age

A speech delivered at the Escuela de Periodismo UAM/El País, Madrid, Spain, February 1, 2005