State of the News Media 2013
New research released in this report finds that mobile devices are adding to people’s news consumption, strengthening the lure of traditional news brands and providing a boost to long-form journalism. Eight in ten who get news on smartphones or tablets, for instance, get news on conventional computers as well.
See also, Who Owns the News Media, an interactive database of companies that own news properties in the United States. You can use the site to compare the companies, explore each media sector or read profiles of individual companies.
First Amendment Center
The First Amendment Center at Northeastern University School of Journalism, a joint undertaking of the New England First Amendment Coalition and Northeastern University's School of Journalism, with assistance from the University's Center for Urban and Regional Policy (CURP), grew out of a concern that citizens and reporters are routinely denied access to important documents having to do with the work of gevernment.
Wathchdog New England
Watchdog New England : The Initiative for Investigative Reporting at Northeastern University
"The Initiative for Investigative Reporting, a part of the School of Journalism at Northeastern University, is one of dozens of non-profit investigative reporting ventures that have sprung up across the country in the last few years, as adverse economic conditions have made it difficult for traditional news organizations to do watchdog and investigative reporting."
Key to it's mission are partnering with community news organizations to assist them in watchdog and investigative reporting, creating links to informational databases, and supporting reporters through blog posts, podcasts and workshops.
PEW Project for Excellence in Journalism
The PEW Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism Data Libary contains all data PEJ creates or collects about the news media. They appear as charts you can customize. By default entries are arranged by date. You can sort by media sector, industry trend, sector and trend, or topic.
First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
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