A number of big name media companies have shed their print divisions in recent days. Publishers including Gannett and the Tribune Company are moving away from the multi-platform model to isolate print ventures from digital and broadcast media. Judy Woodruff examines the strategy behind these moves, as well as what is lost, with Ken Doctor of Newsonomics. Continue reading
Pew Research Center’s 11th State of the News Media report, released Wednesday, looks at these changes and examines consumer, ownership, investment and technology trends of the various news industries over the past year. Continue reading
As more Americans use mobile devices and social media to consume their news, the appeal of traditional news outlets is up, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center that scrutinizes the industry’s health. Judy Woodruff and the Center’s Mark Jurkowitz discuss some encouraging developments amid ongoing industry woes. Continue reading
Austin Kleon is a Texas-based poet, writer, cartoonist and designer. He’s found a playful way of making poetry from the newspaper. His first book, “Newspaper Blackout,” was published this summer.
As the U.S. military death toll in Iraq hit 4,000 and the war entered its fifth year, a study by the Pew Research Center found that the number of news stories about the Iraq war has fallen dramatically in the past year. Media analysts assess how the press is covering the conflict and the impact on public awareness of the war. Continue reading