PublicationsApril 4, 2006

The Knight Ridder Sale and the Outlook for Newspapers

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.

PublicationsDecember 12, 2005

EXTRA! EXTRA!

A new PEJ study takes an in-depth look at tabloids and compares them to traditional broadsheet newspapers.

PublicationsAugust 22, 2005

Box Scores and Bylines

A new PEJ study finds sports newspaper fronts markedly different from other section fronts.

PublicationsMay 1, 2001

The Unexamined Presidency

A review of the early press coverage of George W. Bush's administration reveals some unexpected and troubling features of contemporary political journalism: even the most serious newspapers in the country have pulled back dramatically on covering the presidency.

PublicationsApril 30, 2001

The First 100 Days

Did George W. Bush really get an easier ride from the media in his first months in office?

PublicationsJuly 13, 1998

Framing the News

The narrative techniques and underlying messages in newspaper coverage.