Al Jazeera’s Global Gamble
Officials of Al Jazeera International discuss their plans for launching the English-language version of the controversial Arab news channel. Why the long delays? Is the network anti-American? That, plus, a chronology of the rocky relationship between Al Jazeera and the US government.
What’s Next for the Ethnic Media?
While much of US news media endured shrinking audiences recently, ethnic media have seen growth. In our seventh roundtable discussion, industry analysts assess the growing clout of ethnic news outlets in the US as well as the formidable business challenges they face, including slowing industry growth.
Cable TV at a Crossroads
In the sixth of our roundtable discussions on the future of the news media, our expert panelists say that cable TV news has rapidly become a mature platform that faces serious challenges from fresher technologies and information-saturated viewers.
Local TV in Transistion
in our fifth roundtable discussion on the future of the news media, industry analysts discuss how local TV news can remain relevant and whether it needs to reinvest more profit back into the product.
The Future of News Magazines
The fourth of our roundtables on the future of the news media focuses on news magazines. Our group of experts sees big changes ahead for the industry in content and approach.
Challenges to the Newspaper Industry
In the third of our roundtables on the future of the news media, industry experts analyze the health of the newspaper business and offer their ideas on what it can and should do to survive.
What is Podcasting?
A primer on podcasting – includes sections on audience data, where to go to download podcasts, the economics of the medium, and tips on how one can create a podcast.
The Future of Network TV News
The Project for Excellence in Journalism introduces the first in a series of nine roundtables with industry experts on the future of the news media. Today’s roundtable concerns the changing landscape of Network TV news.
PEJ’s Virtual Roundtable Summer Series
The Project for Excellence in Journalism has put together a series of nine online panel discussions of industry leaders about the future of journalism.
Radio Reach by Age and Gender
The youth audience (12-25 years old) for radio reaches more females than males. Not until listeners are at least 55 years old do men listen to radio than women.