Television News Covers Women’s Sports Less Today Than It Did 25 Years Ago
More women are playing sports and more people are watching them do so than ever before (just look at audience figures for this year's Women's World Cup), but you wouldn’t know it from the “mediated man cave” that is American sports media.
How Viewers Reacted to John F. Kennedy Assassination Coverage
A look at letters sent to NBC news anchors suggests viewers felt a strong emotional connection with the reporters bringing them the tragic news.
NPR Coverage Superior to Murrow's Newscasts in the 1940s
New research compares coverage of overseas news on Edward R. Murrow’s CBS and modern-day NPR, and finds public radio superior in numerous ways.
Wikileaks Illustrates Growing New Source of Unofficial Oversight
The emergence of a video showing pedestrians mowed down in Baghdad by U.S. gunships illustrates how traditional media's watchdog role is being usurped.
Your Local Weather Forecaster Could Be a Climate Change Cynic
Despite the weight of scientific evidence, many TV meteorologists are global warming skeptics, survey shows