PublicationsFebruary 28, 2012

Presidential Election Tops the News as Key Primaries Approach

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

PublicationsFebruary 24, 2012

Blogs and Twitter Make the Grammys—and Chris Brown—the No. 1 Topic

One particular performer at the February 12 Grammy ceremonies triggered a torrent of conversation in the social media last week. And much of that discussion included anger directed the awards, the singer and even some of his fans.

PublicationsFebruary 22, 2012

In Busy News Week, Economy Leads

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

PublicationsFebruary 12, 2012

Election and Unrest in Syria Top the News

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. But the data has been made available.

PublicationsFebruary 9, 2012

Social Media Share a History Lesson

Last week, bloggers circulated a letter written more than a century ago from a former slave. Some in social media were able to use publicly available information on the web to investigate the veracity of the letter. On YouTube, three different videos featuring Russians became a news phenomenon.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2012

Romney & Gingrich Lead the News

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. But the data has been made available.

PublicationsFebruary 2, 2012

The Facebook Fascination on Social Media

With Facebook’s IPO filing, this special edition of the New Media Index examines the conversation about the company among bloggers and tweeters during the past three years.

PublicationsJanuary 29, 2012

2012 Campaign Heats Up in the Sunshine State

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. But the data has been made available.

PublicationsJanuary 26, 2012

Social Media Win a Big One in Washington

Legislation aimed at combating online piracy drew the universal ire of social media users last week as a large January 18 protest put pressure on Congress to oppose the bills. And in what many observers called an unprecedented event, the online resistance actually forced the legislators into retreat last week.

PublicationsJanuary 22, 2012

2012 Campaign Coverage Heads South

The Project for Excellence in Journalism did not publish a news index report this week. But the data has been made available.