PublicationsSeptember 29, 2006

Can “Newspaper Next” Help Revive Print Media?

Earlier this year, a research team led by a Harvard professor unveiled a strategy to help reverse the revenue and circulation ills of the newspaper industry and encourage it to reinvent itself. Some publications have reported early success in adopting the plan that asks readers: “What do you hire a newspaper to do for you?”

PublicationsAugust 28, 2006

Alternative Weeklies in Transistion

In the eighth of our roundtable discussions on the future of the news media, representatives of the alternative newsweekly industry survey the changes facing these once comfortably niched papers.

PublicationsJuly 19, 2006

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.

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

PublicationsMay 23, 2004

Bottom-Line Pressures Now Hurting Coverage, Say Journalists

Journalists are unhappy with the way things are going in their profession these days. This report is part of Pew Research Center’s 2004 State of the News Media publication.

PublicationsFebruary 5, 2004

ePolitics 2004

A look at coverage of the presidential election on top news Web sites during the heat of the primary season.

PublicationsApril 10, 2000

ePolitics

The first-ever study of online coverage of the presidential election found that many of the most popular online portals do not live up to the promise of the Internet as a gateway to new, unfiltered and diverse information about politics.