Analysis: Our Commentaries and Backgrounders
This section, Commentaries and Backgrounders, contains our more concise research analyses, such as op eds, articles, speeches, and quick reports. These are distinguished from our more detailed empirical research studies. They are listed below in chronological order. Or you can use the menus on the left to filter our entire archive and find exactly what you want.
|July 19, 2006|
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.
|July 17, 2006|
|In the second of our nine roundtable discussions on the future of the news media, industry experts debate the challenges and opportunities involved as radio morphs into something new and broader — audio. |
|July 10, 2006|
|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. |
|July 9, 2006|
|The Project for Excellence in Journalism has put together a series of nine online panel discussions of industry leaders about the future of journalism. |
|June 20, 2006|
Members of the Chandler family are pushing the Tribune Company to sell off some of its media assets. Tribune is pushing back. PEJ looks at the dispute.
|May 26, 2006|
|James Carey, a founding member of the Committee of Concerned Journalists, passed away May 23 at age 71. Journalist, educator, scholar, Carey may have been the most influential thinker about journalism since Walter Lippmann. Learn more about this extraordinary thinker. |
|May 24, 2006, Project for Excellence in Journalism|
|The city’s two dailies have been sold to a group of local businessmen for $562 million. PEJ offers a look at the deal’s history, players and impact. |
|April 26, 2006, John S. Carroll|
|Text of a speech Carroll, the former editor of the Los Angeles Times, gave at the 2006 ASNE Convention in Seattle, Washington, on April 26, 2006.|
|April 24, 2006, Charles Gibson|
|Gibson, host of ABC's Good Morning America, gave this speech at the RTNDA convention in Las Vegas upon receiving the Paul White Award on April 24, 2006.|
|April 4, 2006, Glenn Guzzo|
|The enduring cynicism over the Knight Ridder sale has a hollow sound. The events set in motion by the McClatchy Company’s purchase can spark a chain reaction (so to speak) that would bring something close to the new economic model journalists have been wishing for.|