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 29, 2003

Does Ownership Matter in Local Television News?

The study examines the tendencies of different local television news ownership structures.

PublicationsNovember 1, 2002

Local TV News Project 2002

In a year when the nation was changed by the war on terrorism, a recession and financial scandals, the Project for Excellence in Journalism's fifth annual study found that local television news remained largely unchanged. The study was published in the November/December 2002 issue of the Columbia Journalism Review.

PublicationsOctober 22, 2002

Why Has TV Stopped Covering Politics?

Typical questions used by TV consultants are poorly designed. Asking questions differently reveals an overwhelming interest in learning about politics.

PublicationsMay 23, 2002

The War on Terrorism

The news Americans see on network television has softened considerably since 2001l, to the point that it looks more like it did before the terrorist attacks than immediately after.

PublicationsJanuary 28, 2002

Return to Normalcy?

Over time the press is inching back toward pre-September 11th norms of behavior.

PublicationsNovember 19, 2001

Before And After

The war on terrorism has caused a colossal shift in the news people see on network television.

PublicationsNovember 1, 2001

Local TV News Project 2001

Local newsrooms beset by sponsor interference, budget cuts, layoffs, and added programming.

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?