PublicationsMarch 19, 2012

Audio: How Far Will Digital Go?

Probably the biggest development in the audio landscape in 2011 came in the growth of people listening on digital mobile devices. And one of the prime arenas for device use was car listening, the long-established domain of AM/FM radio.

PublicationsMarch 19, 2012

Innovating News in Native Communities

The ethnic media play an important role by providing news in both foreign languages and in English about places and issues that are often absent from the mainstream media. To provide greater depth, we issue reports on different groups at different times. This report focuses on Native American media.

PublicationsMarch 18, 2012

Mobile Devices and News Consumption: Some Good Signs for Journalism

The migration of audiences toward digital news advanced to a new level in 2011 and early 2012, the era of mobile and multidigital devices. More than three-quarters of U.S. adults own laptop or desktop computers, a number that has been stable for some years.1 Now, in addition, 44% of adults own a smartphone, and the number of tablet owners grew by about 50% since the summer of 2011, to 18% of Americans over age 18.

PublicationsMarch 18, 2012

Shooting Rampage Returns Focus to Afghanistan

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

PublicationsMarch 12, 2012

Super Tuesday Gives Election Big Week

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

PublicationsMarch 8, 2012

When Violent Weather Makes News

Until last week, it had been a while since a weather event generated major media attention. That changed when dozens of tornadoes ripped through the south and Midwest, killing more than 40 people. What other weather stories have made news in the past year?

PublicationsMarch 8, 2012

Breitbart Remembered Fondly by Most on Social Media

In social media, praise easily outweighed the criticism of controversial blogger and conservative political activist Andrew Breitbart after his passing late last week.

PublicationsMarch 5, 2012

The Search for a New Business Model

How close are America’s beleaguered newspapers to solving their revenue problems? A new report from PEJ that includes detailed case studies of dozens of daily papers and interviews with newspaper company executives finds an industry struggling to reinvent itself, but also some hopeful success stories.

PublicationsMarch 4, 2012

Election Leads as Super Tuesday Nears

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. However, the data is available.

PublicationsMarch 1, 2012

Bloggers Debate Global Warming and Scientific Ethics

In the blogosphere last week, scientist Peter Gleick’s admission that he used a false identity to obtain global warming-related documents topped the news.