Latest Project for Excellence in Journalism Stories

YouTube Emerging As Important Source For News
2012-07-16 11:22:19

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Reporting the world´s news is big business and many large news corporations work tirelessly to get their stories out to the world, yet with no reporters, no high-tech equipment, and no satellite feeds, one company is emerging as a significant and important source for news, quickly catching up to networks such as Fox News, according to a new report released by the Pew Research Center. Founded in 2005, video-hosting website...

Pew Report: News Consumption Grows Across Multiple Screens
2012-03-21 06:58:10

Reports that the internet killed news media are highly overrated. The State of the News Media 2012 report from Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism finds that people access news on their phones, tablets, and are likely to also take a peek at current events on their computers. While news consumption isn't under threat, traditional news media outlets are losing ground to other companies that dominate in social media, web services and even hardware. The web, however,...

Majority Of Tablet Owners Are Reading News On Their Devices
2011-10-25 11:15:18

According to a new study, catching up on news is among the most popular activities for tablet computer owners. The study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group found that 11 percent of adults now own tablets like an iPad or some other device. The survey said 77 percent of 1,159 tablet owners surveyed said they use their tablet every day and spend an average of 90 minutes on the device. According to the study, 67 percent of the...

2011-03-14 12:10:04

A report released on Monday said that the rapid growth of smartphones and electronic tablets is making the Internet the destination of choice for consumers looking for news. According to the Project for Excellence in Journalism, a research organization that evaluates and studies the performance of the press, all local, network and cable television news, newspapers, radio and magazines lost audiences last year. The project said in its eighth annual State of the News Media survey that news...

2010-09-27 13:53:42

According to a Pew study released on Monday, Apple attracts more coverage from the mainstream U.S. media than any other U.S. technology company -- and most of it is positive. The study said that Google is the next most-covered company followed by Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft. Pew examined technology stories between June 2009 and June 2010 in 52 news outlets, including 11 newspapers, three cable television and three network news channels, 12 websites and 10 radio programs. Fifteen...

2010-07-29 04:10:00

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Pew Research Center, one of the world's most respected sources for public opinion polls and analysis, is discovered engaging in some shaky polling methodology, the situation warrants more than a private email admitting error. And it certainly warrants more than an undisclosed correction on their web site that they did not know was accurate for 34 days. This, however, is exactly what David W. Moore, a former Gallup pollster and...

2010-04-12 14:20:00

According to a survey released on Monday, almost half of all US news agencies and newspapers think their organizations will be nonexistent within 10 years unless a new source of revenue can be found and implemented. 46 percent of the executives surveyed by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism said they could still be running after ten years. Seventeen percent felt that they could go out of business within 10 years without significant revenue or stronger...

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