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If Sharyl Attkisson's Such A Fair Reporter, Why Is Right-Wing Media Defending Her?

Since former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson revealed herself to be an anti-Obama conservative-leaning reporter, the Media Research Center has had her back, defending her by ignoring the shoddy nature of her reporting. Which raises...Show More Summary

Social Networks, Not Surprisingly, Deemed ‘Insecure’

Summary: People may be using social media as a prime communication channel, but in doing so, they trust it least of all the communication modes available these days. This finding in a Pew Research Center report on privacy, amplified by a post on BetaBeat, should be prompting anyone sponsoring a social network to insure it’s as safe from intrusion as possible....

Is Twitter (TWTR) Better Than Facebook (FB) In Filtering?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), two of the world’s largest social media companies, give different experiences to users in terms of political content exposure, a report from the Pew Research Center reveals. According to the organization’s Jeffrey Gottfried, the difference is not only because of the larger user base of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) […]

Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR) Users Experience Political Content Differently: Pew

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), two of the world’s largest social media companies, give different experiences to users in terms of political content exposure, a report from the Pew Research Center reveals. According to the organization’s Jeffrey Gottfried, the difference is not only because of the larger user base of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) […]

Other privacy concerns overshadow worries about media choices

A new Pew Research Center survey on Internet privacy concerns, released today, has a nugget of good news for organizations producing targeted website content and advertising. It would overstate the finding to say Americans don’t care whether information is collected about the media they like and their purchasing habits. Show More Summary

Voters Increasingly Turn to Social Media for Political News

Mobile and social media are playing a larger role in how voters get political information, according to survey results from the Pew Research Center. The survey, which included phone interviews of 2,003 people 18 and older, indicates that the number of people using cell phones to track political news has doubled for this year’s midterm election. Show More Summary

Midterm Elections Pick Up Speed On Social Media

Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/ejchang/2985127273/ Midterm elections are historically less popular than their presidential counterparts, but they’re gaining speed on social media, reports the Pew Research Center. Pew’s latest study...Show More Summary

Technologically speaking, how different are midterms 2014 from 2010?

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Pew Research Center found that more Americans are relying on social media and mobile devices to keep up with Election 2014 coverage than during the midterms of 2010. Twenty-five percent of registered voters use their cellphones to get their political news, a 13 percent increase from 2010. Show More Summary

Apply for NEW Executive Courses in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

There is still time to apply for new courses on Environmental Sustainability, offered by the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, at Columbia University: The Sustainable City, Starts May 23 Smarter Social Media for Environmental Sustainability, Starts May 24 Business Approaches to Sustain Biodiversity, Starts May 25 Topography and Water Management, [...]

Inconvenient truth: Fox News spreads climate doubts, but liberal media also distorts the science

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Recent Pew Research Center studies offer valuable insight on the ideological makeup of those Americans most likely to voice their opinion in politics generally and the climate debate specifically, including the news sources they rely on to articulate their arguments. What’s clear from the Pew...

Jim Warren: Our skewed, empty media diet

Media consumes us, even if our consumption doesn’t breed much enlightenment. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center confirms overriding conventional wisdom: We mostly gravitate to ideologically driven media, where our views, suspicions and conspiracy theories are predictably confirmed.

Political Polarization–How The Left and Right Follow Different Sources For News

The Pew Research Center has released a study on Political Polarization and Media Habits. Most of their findings, summarized below, are as would be predicted: Overall, the study finds that consistent conservatives: Are tightly clustered around a single news source, far more than any other group in the survey, with 47% citing Fox News as [...]Show More Summary

Fox’s Tantaros: Good Thing Media’s Ignoring Midterms, Then They Can’t Akin-ize GOP

last monthNews : Mediaite

A new study by the Media Research Center this week found that the network nightly newscasts are largely (or in the case of ABC, entirely) ignoring the midterms. But Fox's Andrea Tantaros said today maybe that's a good thing because then they're not trashing the GOP every night.

Liberals Prefer CNN Over MSNBC

  On Tuesday, the Pew Research Center released the results of its year-long study on political polarization in America, and media habits. Even though MSNBC may be the most liberal cable news network, it isn’t the one that liberals prefer. Pew found that for those who consider themselves “mostly liberal,” CNN was the main source of government […]

Why Liberals Love (and Trust) NPR

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

The Pew Research Center has one of its ginormous studies out today, this one about polarization and media use, and as usual it's full of interesting stuff. I want to make a point about news in general and NPR in particular, and thenShow More Summary

Pew Looks at 2014 Newspaper Coverage of Potential 2016 Presidential Candidates

The Pew Research Center, which today announced that Michael Dimock will take over tomorrow as president, released a study on media coverage of potential candidates in the 2016 presidential election. Using LexisNexis, Pew analyzed mentions of potential presidential campaigns in 15 of the top U.S. Show More Summary

Tuesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Global Diaspora Media Forum at the George Washington University Center for International Business Education and Research, 9:30 a.m. — “Lawmakers” Website and Book Launch at the National Press Club, 1 p.m. The Revolving...Show More Summary

Zaha Hadid’s Sleuk Rith Institute Sprouts like a Forest in Cambodia

The building features tapered wooden structures that range from three to eight levels. The volumes will house a huge archive, a museum, a library, a graduate school on genocide studies, a research center, a media center and an auditorium. The institute was

Kick Karl Rove Out of the GOP, Says Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

A feud between Brent Bozell, president of the conservative Media Research Center, and Republican strategist Karl Rove laid dormant until Wednesday when Bozell decided it was time to stir the bad blood in an op-ed for Politico Magazi...

ICYMI: Levin Wins Buckley Award, Eleanor Clift Gets ‘Dan Rather Memorial Award for the Most Stupid Analysis’

Last week, the Media Research Center had their Annual Gala dinner at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. Washington radio host Chris...

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