Don’t be surprised if you get a Facebook friend request from your grandfather. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and the American Life Project, 43 percent of Americans over the age of 65 were using social media in … Continue reading
NewsBusters's parent company the Media Research Center (MRC) proudly announced the Best Notable Quotables of 2013: The 26th Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting earlier this morning, with former MSNBC host Martin Bashir taking home the “Quote of the Year” honor for a disgusting, misogynist rant aimed at former Alaska Gov. Show More Summary
Remember how there was an insane amount of network and cable news coverage about Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a slut? Well, the conservative media watchdog group Media Research Center compared how the media covered that outrageous remark last year to how they covered Martin Bashir's disgusting comments about Sarah Palin just last month. Show More Summary
By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and view the links after the jump. Dec 2, 2013, PBS: New research links autism and air pollution Dec 1, 2013, Johns Hopkins Gazette: Autism experts join forces in new center at Johns Hopkins...
Reddit is host to far more than funny animated gifs, and according to Pew Research Center, its users consume the most news
The Pew Research Center has for some time now been releasing data about how different social networking sites fare when it comes to news consumption, a key component of how many news organizations today are looking to reach consumers...Show More Summary
Armed with evidence compiled by NewsBusters senior editor and Media Research Center director of research Rich Noyes, MRC president Brent Bozell sent letters to members of the boards of directors of two prominent newspapers in Utah, demanding that they offer their readers fair and balanced coverage of U.S. Show More Summary
A new study by a researcher at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, says that by 2015, the sum of media asked for and delivered to consumers on mobile devices and to their homes would take more than 15 hours a day to see or hear. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the Media Research Center released a new analysis demonstrating that Utah’s largest newspapers leveled a deliberate, relentlessly hostile attack on Sen. Mike Lee for his anti-ObamaCare stance before, during, and after the...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Twitter, in trying to boost its initial public offering (IPO), saw a boost from the Pew Research Center. Pew conducted a survey and in its report, said that half of all adult Twitter users in the U.S. get news and consume news through the social media platform. Reuters reported that the survey was […]
Dan Gainor, Vice President of Business and Culture for the Media Research Center, a conservative media watchdog group (think of them as a bizarro-world version of Media Matters), accused me of being unethical in my reporting for Rolling Stone. Show More Summary
While popular media often depicts highly-involved parents negatively as "helicopter parents" or "tiger moms", how does placing one's children at the center of family life really affect parental well-being? New research published in Social...Show More Summary
Healthy for the Holidays is an educational event for cancer survivors including people currently undergoing treatment - and for those who support them - hosted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Women's Wellness Center.
By merely adding up recent media reports, the National Center for Public Policy Research discovered that 1.5 million insurance cancellations have already gone out. These cancellations are all due to the ObamaCare mandate that requires...Show More Summary
In a column published online, Brent Bozell (pictured below), president of the conservative Media Research Center, blasted Hollywood for including too many gay characters in television and film and criticized the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for throwing...
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell slammed Hollywood for including too many gay characters in television programs and films, lamenting that gay characters "never face any real opposition to the gay agenda on these so-called...Show More Summary
MCPO NYC USN (Ret.) sends us a video from the Media Research Center wherein folks on the street are asked whose fault the shutdown was and of course, it’s Bush’s fault, five years after he left office. It was all filmed across the street from my office on North Capitol Street in DC. I used […]
Considering the difference between “highfalutin” and “flatulence” once stumped Newsbusters‘ Tim Graham, media director for the conservative Media Research Center, it’s not that surprising that “mocking” would also be perplexing for him. (Hey Tim, in case it wasn’t obvious, we’re officially mocking you.) continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Pivoting off Ilya Somin’s new book on political ignorance, Jack Shafer argues that the advent of mass media has done little to cure it: Our political ignorance is as enduring as it is pervasive. When the Pew Research Center study compared the political knowledge of 1989 respondents with those from 2007 it found the advent of multiple 24-hour news channels, the C-SPAN […]
Sean Hannity hosted the Media Research Center's (MRC) Brent Bozell on his Fox program Hannity, and together the pair weaved a distorted caricature of the ongoing government shutdown and the media coverage surrounding it. From their seats...Show More Summary