Category: News Media
Few mayors run for higher office. And female mayors are even less likely to view positions such as governor and U.S. senator as appealing.
A new paper offers journalists research-based guidance on how to cover populist movements and leaders. It also offers insights into the communication strategies of populist leaders.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.
This study, published in
Journalism in 2017, examines how journalism branding efforts affect the personal identities of reporters, editors and columnists.
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Members of Congress with the most extreme political views receive more attention from print media than moderate members, a new study suggests. Meanwhile, far-right Republicans get more coverage than far-left Democrats.
Despite major changes in media and technology over the past 20 years, a new study of children's news habits finds that "parents are still at the core of developing news interest and patterns of consumption."
Talk of fake news dominated the 2016 presidential election cycle. New research examines how people fall for such disinformation.
This syllabus offers faculty a guide for teaching basic data journalism skills, including statistical and visualization techniques, over a 13-week semester.
Journalists are often an irritant to governments and people with power. When they are killed, political repression is likely to follow, says a new paper.