PublicationsOctober 1, 2000

Local TV News Project 2000

Quality sells, but commitment — and viewership — continue to erode.

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.

PublicationsMarch 1, 2000

Local TV News Project 1999

For all the "I-Team" graphics and driving music, enterprise reporting — the serious, proactive journalism that local TV so heavily promotes — is dropping precipitously.

PublicationsFebruary 3, 2000

In the Public Interest?

The news media offered the American public a fine education in campaign tactics but told them little about matters that actually will affect them as citizens in the weeks leading up to the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary.