AnalysisDecember 3, 2015

Today’s Washington Press Corps More Digital, Specialized

There are more niche news outlet reporters than daily newspaper reporters on Capitol Hill. In the late 1990s, daily newspaper staff outnumbered niche reporters by more than two-to-one.

AnalysisMarch 5, 2015

Local News in a Digital Age

In-depth case studies in three disparate cities (Denver, Macon and Sioux City) show that local news still matters, with nearly nine-in-ten city residents following it closely.

Data VisualizationMarch 5, 2015

How Demographics Play Into Local News Habits: A Visual Display

How various demographic groups in Denver, Macon and Sioux City interact with news in their local ecosystem

Data VisualizationFebruary 5, 2015

How Investigative Journalists View Surveillance and Digital Security

The U.S.-based members of Investigative Reporters & Editors we surveyed were asked to describe how electronic surveillance and hacking have influenced their work or journalism as a whole.

AnalysisFebruary 5, 2015

Investigative Journalists and Digital Security

Two-thirds of IRE journalists believe the U.S. government has probably collected data on their communications. But few have been dissuaded to pursue a story because of such concerns.

AnalysisDecember 4, 2014

Journalism Partnerships

As news outlets continue to team up in new ways, case studies of five content partnerships offer insight into what these collaborations mean for the public and for news organizations.

AnalysisJuly 10, 2014

America’s Shifting Statehouse Press

A new study finds 1,592 journalists reporting from U.S. statehouses where the ranks of newspaper reporters have shrunk, the number of journalists at nontraditional outlets has grown and observers worry about the quality of coverage.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 26, 2014

The Revenue Picture for American Journalism and How It Is Changing

An influx of new investments from the tech world and philanthropy signify a pivot in the way we support journalism financially.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 26, 2014

A Boom in Acquisitions and Content Sharing Shapes Local TV News in 2013

Local television in the U.S. saw massive change in 2013, change that remained under the radar of most Americans. Big owners of local TV stations got substantially bigger, thanks to a wave of station purchases. While the TV business profited, the impact on consumers is less clear and seems to vary from one market to the next.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 26, 2014

The Growth in Digital Reporting

At a time when print newsrooms continue to shed jobs, thousands of journalists are now working in the growing world of native digital news—at small non-profits, big commercial sites and other content outlets that have moved into original news reporting.