A look at coverage of the presidential election on top news Web sites during the heat of the primary season.
Does Ownership Matter in Local Television News?
The study examines the tendencies of different local television news ownership structures.
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.
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.
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.
Return to Normalcy?
Over time the press is inching back toward pre-September 11th norms of behavior.
Before And After
The war on terrorism has caused a colossal shift in the news people see on network television.
Local TV News Project 2001
Local newsrooms beset by sponsor interference, budget cuts, layoffs, and added programming.
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.
The First 100 Days
Did George W. Bush really get an easier ride from the media in his first months in office?