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New Research Erases Global Warming from Pacific Northwest

Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For...Show More Summary

Stacey Dash Bashes Hollywood ‘Hypocrites’ [Video]

Actress Stacey Dash dished on what she called Hollywood hypocrisy during a brief speech at the Media Research Center’s awards ceremony. You’ll recall that back in October 2012, when the Clueless star and 2008 Obama voter originally tweeted...Show More Summary

Right-wing Media Group That Backs Limbaugh Suddenly Concerned About 'Civil Discourse'

Sometimes the double standards employed by the right-wing Media Research Center are breathtaking in their blatantness. The latest column by MRC chief Brent Bozell and his director of media analysis, Tim Graham, is a screed against The...Show More Summary

Facebook Delivers News To 30% Of U.S. Adults

The news business is increasingly dependent on social media to reach an audience, and it's changed a great deal as a result—not always in good ways, either. That's what led the Pew Research Center to take a deeper look at how social platforms shape the way people get their news. Show More Summary

People's Climate March Gets Over 4 Times as Much Coverage as March for Life

Broadcast networks gave the People’s Climate March 4.5 times as much coverage as the March for Life, says Media Research Center (MRC). In addition, MRC notes that networks portrayed the Climate March positively and ignored the radicalism...Show More Summary

What Media Bias? Part 198

There is a Media Research Center study which shows that from January 1, 2006 to August 31, 2006 the MSM reported on Bush’s crumbling poll numbers 124 times.  Fast forward and between January 1, 2014 and August 31, 2014 the MSM has reported on Obama’s equally crumbling poll numbers a total of nine times. This […]

Networks Reported Bush 2006 Low Approval Numbers 13 Times More Than Obama’s 2014 Numbers

According to a study released by the Media Research Center last week, the network evening newscasts have been reluctant to report on President Barack Obama’s low-approval numbers, particularly compared to the extensive coverage given to then-President George W. Show More Summary

Study: Networks Bury Own Poll Results to Protect Obama

According to a study by The Media Research Center, the three big broadcast networks are not only ignoring President Obama's cratering approval numbers, to protect him from that news, the nets are going so far as to bury their own polls. Show More Summary

FACEBOOK: Social Media Doesn't Actually Stifle People's Opinions (FB)

This week, a new report from the Pew Research Center claimed that people who use social media are less likely to express their personal opinions on hot topics, even offline. It explains that people are less likely to post anything controversial if they're not sure their audience agrees. Show More Summary

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

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People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. The study,...

When it comes to Facebook, we all just want to be popular, study finds

A new Pew Research Center report finds that social media users are more likely to share opinions their readers are likely to agree with. Photo by Flickr user Jason Howie Ice bucket challenge. VMAs. Emmys. Wash, rinse, refresh page. If you think your Facebook NewsFeed or Twitter timeline is becoming an echo chamber of the same material, you’re right. Show More Summary

Study: Social Media Users Less Likely To Give Opinions

Apparently, our Liberaland community was not surveyed. In a report released Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites were actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline. The findings run counter to how many people view social media. But a survey that asked some 1,800 adults [...]

Pew: There’s a ‘Spiral of Silence’ on Social Media

We often think of the Internet as a breeding grounds for idea exchange — a place that lends itself perfectly to sharing viewpoints on topics both trivial and complex. But according to Pew Research Center, there’s something deeper happening...Show More Summary

News on social media suffers a 'spiral of silence': Pew study

If social media users think their followers don’t share their opinion on the news, they are less likely to post those views on Facebook and Twitter, according to a new Pew Research Center report, released today. It showed Facebook and Twitter users posted less about Edward Snowden and his revelations of government surveillance if they felt their networks would disagree...

Is Social Media Causing Us to Self-Censor on Hot-Button Issues?

Hesitant to post that political link to Facebook? Worried about expressing your opinion on Twitter? It might be changing how you talk offline. A survey by the Pew Research Center in conjunction with Rutgers University has found that social media doesn't encourage discussion on controversial subjects. Show More Summary

Pew: Social Media Users with Unpopular Opinions are Less Likely to Speak Out

According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, social media users with unpopular political opinions are less likely to speak out on social platforms and in real life. This is in contrast to the commonly-held belief that social...Show More Summary

How people on Twitter reacted to Trayvon Martin and Ferguson in one chart

The Pew Research Center has a fascinating write-up about how the media have picked up on the Michael Brown shooting and the situation in Ferguson. One of the most interesting graphics in its report compares how people on Twitter responded to Ferguson versus how they reacted to the Trayvon Martin shooting in 2012. As you can […]

How people on Twitter reacted to Trayvon Martin and Ferguson in one chart

The Pew Research Center has a fascinating write-up about how the media have picked up on the Michael Brown shooting and the situation in Ferguson. One of the most interesting graphics in its report compares how people on Twitter responded to Ferguson versus how they reacted to the Trayvon Martin shooting in 2012. As you can […]

MRC's Bozell: Rick Perry Should Go 'Hard-Charging' at Liberal Media Over Bogus Abuse-of-Power Indictment

Appearing on Fox Business Network's Cavuto program last night to discuss the liberal media's penchant for hyping Republican scandals while downplaying or outright ignoring Democratic ones, Media Research Center president and founder Brent Bozell offered free advice for Texas Gov. Show More Summary

Watch MSNBC's Chris Matthews 'Lean Over' for Liberal Bias

Mocking MSNBC's preachy "Lean Forward" ads that promote every liberal cause under the sun, the Media Research Center has launched a series of online "Lean Over" videos to illustrate the absurdity of the network's left-wing hosts. First up, Hardball's unhinged partisan propagandist, Chris Matthews. Show More Summary

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