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GOOD NEWS FOR TV NEWS

March 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The audience for network news rose 4.5 percent in 2011 — the first increase since 2001, while the audience for local television news rose about 1 percent — representing the first increase in that sector since 2006. Cable TV and local radio news also saw upticks of 1 percent. (The increase in viewers did not […]

STUDY: TEA PARTY CANDIDATES BOOSTED BY MEDIA

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A study by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism analyzing broadcast, print, and online reports has found that — conservative commentators to the contrary — the news media have by and large given Republican presidential candidates far more favorable coverage than President Obama. Of all the current candidates, the study determined, Texas […]

WEINER CAPTURES 33 PERCENT OF CABLE NEWS’S TIME

June 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Cable news networks devoted 33 percent of their time last week to the sexting scandal involving Congressman Anthony Weiner. According to the Project for Excellence in Journalism, the broadcast network television newscasts devoted 14 percent of their time to the scandal, slightly above online news websites, which nevertheless amounted to 14 percent of their news […]