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2011-04-25 14:28:20

American University study is first to compare funding, media coverage and strategy of green groups and industry-linked organizations New research challenges the commonly-held view that cap and trade legislation failed because of the spending advantages of opponents and false balance in news coverage. The report, "Climate Shift: Clear Vision for the Next Decade of Public Debate," was released today by American University Professor Matthew Nisbet. "There is a tendency among environmentalists...

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2010-11-30 10:23:27

Media coverage on HIV/AIDS has fallen by more than 70% in developed countries over the last 20 years, according to an international team of researchers. While in the early 1990s, an average of 1.5 articles linked to HIV/AIDS could be found in every issue of the main broadsheet newspapers, levels of coverage have dropped to below 0.5 articles per newspaper issue since 2008. Coverage in French and US-based newspapers has decreased particularly dramatically during this period. The findings are...

2010-04-29 06:01:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VMS, the worldwide leader in integrated media intelligence solutions, today announced the latest module of its next generation InSight platform - the market-leading, web-based media monitoring and management solution. This launch will change forever how VMS clients look at their news coverage. This latest release of InSight will let them quickly and easily manage, analyze, and understand data from all media types -- in near real time -- offering them...

2010-01-20 16:49:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new media study among 1,000 Americans revealed that the majority of viewers (71%) indicated that the amount of media coverage of the earthquakes in Haiti is appropriate. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO) The recent study was conducted during January 19-20 by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com® website, to obtain viewers' perceptions of media coverage of various news events in the past decade...

2009-07-29 23:58:51

American doctors' level of concern over H1N1 flu has steadily increased in the past month, a survey of 670 physicians indicates. The survey was conducted by HCD Research July 26 to gauge physicians' perceptions of the swine flu virus, and the potential risk and impact it will have on their lives. Physicians indicate their level of concern weekly regarding the impact the H1N1 flu outbreak has on them and their families. Thirty-eight percent of the physicians say they are somewhat concerned...

2009-07-29 15:37:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study conducted among 670 physicians which measured perceptions regarding the H1N1 swine flu revealed that doctors' level of concern has steadily increased over the past month. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted by HCD Research on July 26, to view physicians' perceptions of the H1N1 virus and the potential risk and impact it will have on their lives. Studies will be conducted...

2009-07-02 13:57:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 1,850 Americans revealed that the majority of respondents (63%) believe that Michael Jackson's death is receiving too much media coverage in comparison to the coverage of Farrah Fawcett's death. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted by HCD Research using its MediaCurves.com(R) website on July 1, to obtain Americans' perceptions of recent celebrity deaths, with regard...

2009-02-18 15:10:03

After a collective trauma, such as the crash of Continental Flight 3407, people often experience the tragedy via media coverage, U.S. researchers suggest. Mark Seery of the University at Buffalo says that in a situation like the plane crash, it is common for people to think that everyone exposed to the tragedy will need to talk about it but this isn't always the case. Seery and colleagues studied a national sample of people after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and found while most didn't...

2009-02-17 08:49:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion opposes a proposed lifting of the long-standing ban on the photography of flag-draped caskets arriving home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Defense Secretary Robert Gates indicated recently that he is not opposed to a review of the 18-year old policy that generally restricts media coverage of the military caskets offloaded at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Secretary Gates also says he is "pretty open to...whatever...

2008-10-13 09:00:27

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Each business day thousands of press releases are sent out by companies eager to gain media coverage and generate valuable publicity for their product or service. Most are electronically disseminated to thousands of news outlets by press release distribution companies or "wire" services. Due to the enormous volume, one of the challenges PR professionals face is getting their releases noticed by the media. According to Todd Capps, founder of...


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  • To talk saucily.
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