In Social Media and Opinion Pages, Newtown Sparks Calls for Gun Reform
Gun control was an immediate focus of the conversation on social media and in the opinion pages of newspapers following the shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a special PEJ report. How does the response to this tragedy compare with other shootings? How did coverage in opinion pieces differ than the social media conversation? The report offers answers.
On Twitter, Still Tough Going for Komen
After the furor over its decision to defund Planned Parenthood, the Susan G. Komen foundation reversed course and a key official resigned.